WandaVision’s first and probably solely season has come to an in depth on Disney+, and we’re nonetheless working by way of all of the Easter eggs and plot implications. One of many greatest moments of the sequence was when Wanda’s lifeless brother, Pietro, knocked on her door. Solely it wasn’t Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who performed the character in Avengers: Age of Ultron. As an alternative, it was–spoilers forward–actor Evan Peters, who performed the mutant model of the character in three of Fox’s X-Males motion pictures. In a brand new interview by Variety with actress Elizabeth Olsen and head author Jac Schaeffer, Schaeffer revealed simply how shocked she was by the fan response to this second.
“Naively, I did not count on individuals to get carried away in that means,” Schaeffer mentioned concerning the whirlwind of fan theories that adopted Peters’ look. “We did not anticipate that the present would drop after a full yr of MCU drought in the midst of a pandemic.”
“I could not have anticipated, I do not know, possibly [WandaVision executive producer] Mary Livanos and [MCU mastermind] Kevin Feige are like, ‘Yeah, it is like this each time,'” Schaeffer continued. “However I am like, these theories are loopy! So it isn’t that it wasn’t that it was not a part of my considering, and likewise, that is not my division. I’m fortunate sufficient that I get to listen to concerning the different tasks and typically concerned of their conversations. I do know slightly bit about all of the issues that Lizzie’s been as much as.”
Whereas the theorizing itself shocked Schaeffer, she knew that Peters’ function itself can be enormous.
“It is one of many few issues on this sequence that I used to be like, yeah, I used to be anticipating a very huge response. Every thing else, I have been floored by the enormity of the reactions, however that was simply the factor that I have been sitting on for 2 years being like, ‘simply wait, simply wait!'”
Whereas WandaVision has ended, the following MCU present is sort of right here; The Falcon and the Winter Soldier debuts on Disney+ on March 19. Olsen’s subsequent look within the MCU, which the top of WandaVision units up, is available in Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity, which is presently scheduled to hit theaters on March 25, 2022.