Disney is growing its licenses with many films and series already announced by the company. We will obviously find several programs from Star Wars, such as Rogue Squadron (by Patty Jenkins who has already done Wonder woman), or a spin-off on Boba Fett. Marvel is no exception and the universe set up by Disney will deliver a series on Loki, but also the already highly anticipated, WandaVision. So while waiting for the official release, here is a small compilation of everything we already know about WandaVision.
What release date for Wandavision?
WandaVision is available since January 15 for subscribers Disney +. The first season composed of 9 episodes (2 the first week then 1 per week) will focus on two characters already known to Marvel fans: the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany).
WandaVision promises a very different structure from the usual series by combining elements of a sitcom with those of the MCU (for Marvel Cinematic Universe or Marvel Cinematic Universe).
What we know about the plot
It’s a great mystery, expertly maintained by Disney. We only know that the Scarlet Witch and Vision live in a quiet American suburb, perfect in every way, but which may not be reality… It was Kevin Feige, big boss of the MCU, who suggested this approach. : ” a fantastic world both strange and filled with happiness ”, Nostalgic for the sitcoms of his childhood. The man also specifies that the series will be inspired by the different storytelling techniques popularized by sitcoms (actors speaking directly to the camera, camera shaking effect, documentary spirit).
Jac Schaeffer, screenwriter of the series, for his part compared his work on WandaVision to the one made for Black widow. However, she says the series is the complete opposite of the movie.
Note also that Christophe Beck, who composed the music for the 2 Ant-Man, work on WandaVision. The songs are notably written by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. The couple have already collaborated with Christophe Beck for Snow Queen from Disney.
WandaVision characters and cast
If Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Battany, respectively the Scarlet Witch and Vision, will be there, a little surprise awaits MCU fans.
Darcy lewis, played by Kat Dennings in Thor and Thor: The Dark World is also showing. For latecomers, this is Jane Foster’s (Natalie Portman) assistant. She has already helped Thor, the Norse God, in the previously mentioned films.
Teyonah Parris will play an all-new Marvel heroine on screen, namely Monica rambeau. The character can transform as he pleases, travel in emptiness and space or even become invisible, fly in the air … A beautiful palette of talents that the screenwriter, Jac Schaeffer, was able to exploit.
Kathryn hahn She will be Agnes, a character who has revealed little information. She is the neighbor described as “noisy” of the couple. Some theories, based on photos from the set where the actress’s costume appears, speak of an identity kept secret by Disney. Kathryn Hahn could actually be Agatha Harkness, the Scarlet Witch’s tutor. The unreal world in which the characters evolve would be a kind of prison set up by the witch, capable of modifying reality.
Randall Park, aka Jimmy Woo, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. appeared in Ant-Man and The Wasp, is officially in the casting. Still for unknown roles, Evan peters was formalized (Quicksilver in X-Men) as well as Jolene purdy.
WandaVision trailers to see
Before WandaVision arrives January 15, 2021 on Disney, quick overview of the different trailers already available to get your mouth watering.
The first shows us a traditional sitcom parody, before Scarlet Witch and Vision realize they’re being manipulated. Then come the first images of Monica Rambeau and Agnes. Something to put water in your mouth while preserving the mystery around a plot that has revealed nothing.
The second trailer is much quieter, but is based on the same recipe: few images, quick editing, but still a good dose of mystery. We can see the army, who will no doubt have a say in the events unfolding in WandaVision.
The latest trailer, dated January 4, 2021, shows us a lot more about the sitcom parody of WandaVision. And there’s no doubt that something is wrong in the middle of this retro American setting, where the Scarlet Witch and Vision see a man come out of a manhole. WandaVision also shared a comedic clip, with laughs recorded.
WandaVision has been available since January 15, 2021 on Disney +. The subscription is € 6.99 / month or € 69.99 / year.