Rachel McAdams set to return in 'Doctor Strange' sequel


Rachel McAdams is set to return to the Marvel Universe.

The actress closed a deal to reprise her character Dr. Christine Palmer in the sequel, “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.”

She will join Benedict Cumberbatch as he reprises the title role.

The news was first reported by Deadline and confirmed later in the day during Disney's Investor Day.

Other characters set to return include Benedict Wong and Chiwetel Ejiofor, who starred as fellow sorcerer Wong and Strange’s ally-turned-nemesis Karl Mordo, respectively, in the first film.

Elizabeth Olsen has been tapped to reprise her role as Scarlet Witch, aka Wanda Maximoff.