Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a 2022 USA action Sci-Fi horror by Sam Raimi Banned in Qatar, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia in April 2022
Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams and Benedict Cumberbatch
Middle East film censors have banned the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness over the inclusion of an openly gay character. Although the censors have not provided any reasons for banning the film's
release, it's the latest Marvel movie to fall victim to state-sponsored censorship to constrain certain civil liberties and human rights norms, including the expression of a LGBTQIA+ lifestyle. By including an openly LGBTQ+ character in its film ,
America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), the Marvel film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has been banned in Saudi Arabia, as well as Qatar and Kuwait .
Sam Raimi's Doctor Strange 2 introduce's a gay character, America Chavez. America was the first
lesbian Latina in Marvel Comics, debuting in 2011's Vengeance #1.
It is reported that the America Chavez character plays a major role in the film and it seems unlikely that the Middle East release can be aved via cuts,
After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Dr. Stephen Strange continues his research on the Time Stone. But an old friend turned enemy seeks to destroy every sorcerer on
Earth, messing with Strange's plan and also causing him to unleash an unspeakable evil.