The penultimate episode of WandaVision is now reside on Disney+ and it introduces a significant change for a well-liked Avenger within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one which comics followers have been anticipating for fairly a while. Whereas Scarlet Witch and Imaginative and prescient have tried to navigate their mysterious circumstances within the city of Westview, SWORD has been observing the physique of the Imaginative and prescient for unknown and presumably nefarious functions. These occasions lead to an enormous cliffhanger in WandaVision Episode 8 that may possible have main ramifications on the collection finale subsequent week and the way forward for the MCU.
Warning: Spoilers for WandaVision Episode 8 under. Click on away if you happen to do not wish to know.
Very like Episode 7, this one additionally included a mid-credits stinger after the visually-stunning credit sequence, however this one was MUCH greater than final week’s fast have a look at Monica Rambeau and Quicksilver. The scene launched a significant sport changer for the Imaginative and prescient — by introducing a model new model of the Android Avenger.
Mission Cataract was revealed to be a recreation of the Imaginative and prescient, full in his all-white look from the comedian books. How this model of the character components into the story stays to be seen, nevertheless it looks like there can be a showdown along with his colourful and resurrected counterpart within the finale of WandaVision.
Provided that he was created by SWORD and performing director Tyler Hayward’s not-so-altruistic method at working the company, this Imaginative and prescient might develop into a formidable foe for the Avengers. That is to not say it can at all times be the case, as very similar to within the comics. Imaginative and prescient’s character within the comics was a mix of Marvel Man’s brainwaves and a mix of Ultron and Hank Pym’s programmings, and after Imaginative and prescient’s physique was destroyed and rebuilt Marvel Man wouldn’t enable his mind patterns to be carried out.
This created an impassive and colorless model of the character who nonetheless fought alongside the Avengers. Not lengthy after, he was all however restored to regular and has had his colourful physique for the previous few many years.
The one query is… is that this the actor Paul Bettany has been teasing all alongside? This would not be a shock contemplating Bettany likes to tease Marvel followers throughout press occasions.
“That is the idea that claims there may be some mysterious Avenger who’s going to seem in WandaVision, and other people appear to suppose that mysterious Avenger is Physician Unusual. Fact is, of all the characters that we have been attempting to maintain secret, a number of them obtained out by means of leaks,” Bettany mentioned to Esquire. “There’s one character that has not been revealed and it is extremely thrilling, it is an actor I’ve longed to work with all of my life. We’ve some superb scenes collectively, and the chemistry between us is, I feel, extraordinary, and it was simply fireworks on set. So I am actually excited for individuals to see that stuff.”
Bettany vs. Bettany. Properly performed…
The collection finale of WandaVision premieres subsequent Friday, February fifth.