In contrast to a lot of the Marvel comics characters which have appeared within the Marvel Cinematic Universe Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda Maximoff has not as soon as been referred to by her superhero identify of “Scarlet Witch.” Seemingly each different character has gotten the label within the movies that they seem, however the closest Wanda has come was in Avengers: Age of Ultron when Tony Stark referred to her as a “little witch.” Her personal TV collection WandaVision made a notice that she would not have codename in its fifth episode, intentionally making some extent to say she had no “humorous nickname.” This second coupled with the occasions of episode 7 although, her identify can’t be distant.
Spoiler warning for all of WandaVision up up to now forward! This week’s episode of the collection brings the total reveal that, sure, Kathryn Hahn’s nosey neighbor Agnes was truly “Agatha Harkness,” one other magical character, all alongside. Not solely that however she’s been puling the strings and making issues go dangerous. Probably the most fascinating factor about this reveal is that we get to see Agatha’s powers in motion, they usually look remarkably much like Wanda’s, albeit purple as an alternative of pink. This, coupled with leaked set images from December 2019, appear to obviously indicate that we’re about to get some “witch” namedrops.
Agatha additionally purposefully notes that she’s one other “magical lady,” which matches together with the truth that Wanda herself is turning into extra snug with referring to her skills as magic. This may little question result in a second within the last episodes the place Wanda involves some sort of reckoning about her place within the bigger MCU and her capacity to channel and use magic, and little question a brand new branding of herself because the “Scarlet Witch.”
Do not consider us? Kevin Feige already confirmed it over a yr in the past!
“Having the chance to inform extra of their story, to see extra of what Wanda can do, extra of what makes Imaginative and prescient Imaginative and prescient, and — most significantly — reveal a reputation that I’m not even certain we’ve stated within the MCU but, however we completely make an enormous deal of within the present, which is that Wanda is, the truth is, the Scarlet Witch,” Kevin Feige stated at CCXP 2019. “What does that imply, that she is the Scarlet Witch? And that’s what we play into on this present, in methods which are completely enjoyable, completely humorous, considerably scary, and can have repercussions for the complete future Part 4 of the MCU.”
Two episodes stay, be ready to bow all the way down to your new witch overlord.
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