WandaVision Episode 7 reveals a witchy twist exposing a secret id, however leaked set photographs spoiled the shock way back to December 2019. Spoilers observe. Within the Trendy Household-styled “Breaking the Fourth Wall,” Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) takes a “staycation” whereas handing twin sons Tommy (Jett Klyne) and Billy (Julian Hilliard) to neighbor Agnes (Kathryn Hahn). When Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) of S.W.O.R.D. efficiently makes use of her Spectrum superpowers to penetrate the “firewall” and get again contained in the Hex surrounding a spellbound Westview, a stand-off with the Scarlet Witch ends with Agnes whisking Wanda away earlier than revealing her true id: the witch Agatha Harkness.
WandaVision viewers have lengthy suspected “Agnes” was a portmanteau for Agatha Harkness, who poses as a “nosy neighbor” when Wanda and her husband the Imaginative and prescient (Paul Bettany) start dwelling in suburbia simply weeks after the occasions of Avengers: Endgame. Probably the most telling clue got here in a batch of set photographs that leaked in late 2019, displaying Hahn dressed as an authentic-looking witch in what gave the impression to be the Salem Witch Trials.
Greater than a 12 months later, in January 2021, a reference seen within the WandaVision sequence premiere appeared to verify the suspected secret id of Agnes the neighbor. When Agnes tells Wanda that her anniversary along with her often-mentioned however unseen husband Ralph is “June 2nd,” some viewers identified that June 2, 1692, was the beginning of the Salem Witch Trials.
Hahn was sworn to secrecy after accepting her position within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however the actress did reveal in a January interview with The Hollywood Reporter that she went into WandaVision figuring out the entire present’s twists and turns — as a result of, as she places it in her catchy theme tune, it was Agatha all alongside.
“Nicely, with some exhibits, the fact is that it’s important to take issues episode by episode. So I did have the posh of figuring out the place everyone was headed; I received to know the entire thing,” Hahn mentioned on the time. “Because the many years hurdled by, the trick was to carry regular to one thing within the middle, and that turned actually enjoyable. Agnes’ position, particularly in a basic sitcom sense, is that neighbor who’s all the time flopping over uninvited and providing recommendation. We all know nothing about her own residence life, and she or he’s all the time complaining whereas at their home. There’s such a legacy of these characters from so many exhibits, and it was actually enjoyable to analysis that trope.”