Over a dozen VFX studios helped bring "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" to life.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen were attached to wires to make it look like they were flying.
Whenever you see Doctor Strange soaring through the skies of New York City or Kamar-Taj, that's not all movie magic.
Benedict Cumberbatch was flying through the air on wires a lot of the time.
Doctor Strange really did go over a balcony in this scene.
He just wasn't dropping down as far as the film made you believe.
Small fake blossoms were tied to trees in order to make them look like authentic apple blossoms.
When Wanda lifts her spell to show their surroundings are decaying, there's a blue screen behind the duo.
When Wanda was floating with the Darkhold, she had a little bit of help to stay elevated.
Elizabeth Olsen was seated while she was spell casting.
Wanda became momentarily trapped in an enchanted room in Kamar-Taj.
Olsen was actually surrounded by green screens, getting moved around on a giant platform.
Wong helped fortify Kamar-Taj to prepare for the Scarlet Witch's imminent arrival.
A lot of the Kamar-Taj set was tangible for the actors so they could destroy sections of it.
You may have thought all of the Scarlet Witch's magic was purely special effects, but that wasn't the case.
Olsen wore little lights on her hands in order to guide where beams should come out.
Captain Marvel was the only member of the Illuminati to almost overpower the Scarlet Witch.
Lashana Lynch was really held up high above Olsen to bring the fight to life.
When the Scarlet Witch pulls America Chavez back towards her at the Illuminati compound, the character gets yanked across the floor.
Star Xochitl Gomez was pulled back quickly by wires.
Wong really did lay on an icy-looking surface after Wanda threw him off a cliff.
But he was mostly surrounded by green screens.
Not even something as simple as the beard on the zombified Strange was real.
That was also added in from special effects.
As Christine and Stephen Strange walk through a parallel universe, they see cars floating in the air.
Some vehicles really did dangle on set.
When Christine Palmer was fighting off the Mount Wundagore spirits near the film's end, her sparring partner looked a little different.
She was really fending off a massive green structure.
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