Xochitl Gomez Roped In For A Role In The Doctor Strange Sequel

Directed by Sam Raimi

14 year old Canadian actress Xochitl Gomez famous for her role as Dawn Schafer in Netflix’s reboot of The Babysitter’s Club has now been cast in the Doctor Strange sequel, Dr Strange in Multiverse of Madness. Plot details of the film and Gomez’s character are unveiled but fans are speculating she’s playing the role of America Chavez as news made rounds that marvel cinematic universe was looking for a young teen for the role. Xochitl who is repped by Savage Agency has made an appearance in movies such as Roped and Shadow Wolves and a Disney channel show, Raven’s Home but has received famed success owing to her role in the 10 episode Netflix series The Babysitter’s Club, created by Rachel Shukert based on book franchise by Ann M Martin who also poses as the producer of the series. Numerous crossover fan arts of Dawn (Xochitl Gomez) in The Babysitter’s Club posing as America Chavez along side Doctor strange have surfaced  on Instagram. 

The star kid is an ambitious high spirited girl who hopes to produce and direct her own short films. 

The scheduled production date of Dr Strange in Multiverse of Madness is in May 2021 after Benedict Cumberbatch who plays the lead role of doctor Stevens strange finishes shooting for the third Spiderman movie starring Tom Holland in the lead. Benedict Wong who has featured in two Avengers movies as a fellow sorcerer, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Modo continue the plotline from the prequel. The movie will also see Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff (aka Scarlett Witch) pertaining to an interesting crossover from the Wandavision Marvel Disney plus series which debuts in December. Sam Raimi has replaced Scott Derrickson as a director while the latter is now an executive producer. Marvel studios chief, Kevin Feige while speaking to students guest speaker at New York Film Academy said that the movie may have scary moments but cleared the air about it being an actual horror flick. “I wouldn’t necessarily say that’s a horror film, but … it’ll be a big MCU film with scary sequences in it.” He explained. “I mean, there are horrifying sequences in Raiders that I as a little kid would [cover my eyes] when their faces melted. Or Temple of Doom, of course, or Gremlins, or Poltergeist… These are the movies that invented the PG-13 rating, by the way. They were PG and then they were like, ‘We need another [rating].’ But that’s fun. It’s fun to be scared in that way, and not a horrific, torturous way, but a way that is legitimately scary — because Scott Derrickson is quite good at that — but scary in the service of an exhilarating emotion.” Feige added. The movie is scheduled to release in March 2022. 

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