Spin-Off Show Following White Vision On His Epic Marvel Journey With A Possible Wanda Appearance
Vision Quest, a new live-action series from Marvel Studios starring Paul Bettany as Vision, has been greenlit for Disney+.
In the 2018 film Avengers: Infinity War, Paul Bettany's Vision was killed by Josh Brolin's Thanos. Bettany later reprised the role in Disney+'s 2021 series WandaVision, in which Wanda and Vision began living an ostensibly happy, sitcom-style family life in the town of Westview. Having said that, it was eventually revealed that this life, as well as this version of Vision, were the creations of a "Hex" Wanda made out of grief.
Meanwhile, the Sentient Weapon Observation and Response Division (S.W.O.R.D.) was experimenting on the remains of the original Vision. Tyler Hayward, the acting S.W.O.R.D. director, used Wanda's abilities to activate the reconstructed Vision, whose memories had been erased and whose skin and clothing had turned pale white.
Following an initial report by industry insider Jeff Sneider, Deadline has confirmed that a new WandaVision spinoff centered on Vision is in the works, with a writers' room set to open next week. Marvel Studios' Vision Quest, according to Deadline, "will follow The Vision (Bettany) as he attempts to regain his memory and humanity.
In addition, there is a "possibility." "Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, played by Elizabeth Olsen, will also appear in the series, following her apparent (but unlikely) death in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Vision Quest, like the upcoming Agatha: Coven of Chaos starring Kathryn Hahn, will be overseen by WandaVision creator, writer, and executive producer Jac Schaeffer.
The name Vision Quest comes from the 1989 West Coast Avengers story arc "Vision Quest." In the Marvel Comics story, Vision's artificial skin was turned white, and he lost the ability to feel emotions, causing his romance with Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch to fall apart. MCU fans have already seen a version of these events take place in the latter half of WandaVision. On that note, Deadline reports that those involved in Marvel Studios' potential Vision Quest spinoff are referring to it as "the White Vision project." Notably, Bettany only recently confirmed that he would reprise his role as Vision in the MCU. "At the end of WandaVision, you see Vision fly off and that's a loose end," he said. "And Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige is a man who doesn't really allow loose ends. So I assume at some point I will be putting on my tights and cloak for another outing, but I don't know when that might be."