Marvel’s ‘WandaVision’ adds ‘X-men’ Quicksilver star Evan Peters on board

WandaVision will premiere on Disney Plus this December, with Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, and X’men’s Quicksilver, Evan Peters.

Disney has recently dropped its newest entry to the streaming wars, Disney Plus. Since the platform is just starting to build a reputation, it strives to continuously improve its streaming library. Earlier this year, the streaming service revealed the shows that will add to its roster.

WandaVision drops on Disney Plus in December 2020

One of the shows that will premiere on Disney Plus is WandaVision. The American web television miniseries was based on the Marvel characters Wanda Maximoff, also known as Scarlet Witch, and Vision. 

The series is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will share the continuing story of the film franchise. Moreover, the events of the show will take place after the occurrences of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. 

As for WandaVision’s plot, it has been described as totally bonkers by its cast. Furthermore, some footage of the series showcased Scarlet Witch living in quite the fantasy world. Reportedly, the show will also be connected to Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness. 

WandaVision official cast revealed

Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany will reprise their roles as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch and Vision, respectively. Furthermore, Teyonah Parris, Kat Dennings, Randall Park, and Kathryn Hahn will also star in the forthcoming series. However, it appears that the show will add one more significant cast to its roster.

Reportedly, Evan Peters signed up for Marvel’s WandaVision in 2019. Also, it was revealed that the actor has already completed filming his mysterious role. Some fans speculated that he would portray Quicksilver, but neither Marvel Studios nor Disney has confirmed any of these speculations. 

More about Evan Peters

Evan Peters appeared in Fox’s X-Men films Days of Future Past, Apocalypse, and Dark Phoenix. He starred in these movies as Peter Maximoff, commonly known as Quicksilver.  Surprisingly, the 33-year old actor revealed that he wasn’t happy about Marvel’s decision to nix his character in Age of Ultron.

Peters shared,

“I really wanted that to keep going, I thought it was cool. don’t really know why they killed him off. I liked what they did with it. It was different and was a completely different take on it.”

Nevertheless, Evan Peters is not only known for starring in Marvel films. His breakthrough role was playing the teenager Tate Langdon in the first season of FX anthology series American Horror Story.

Furthermore, he portrayed Kit Walker in the second installment of Asylum. This role has earned him a nomination for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor.  WandaVision is scheduled to premiere with six episodes in December 2020. However, this is subject to change, given the ongoing health threat of the global pandemic.

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