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WandaVision's Fan Theories Elizabeth Olsen wished for the MCU to become canon

Elizabeth Olsen, who plays Wanda in the Disney+ program WandaVision, shares which fan theory from the show she wants to become MCU official.

Elizabeth Olsen had a WandaVision fan theory about Evan Peters' appearance that she wanted to see become canon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After a record-breaking gap between MCU content, the MCU Disney+ show was responsible for kicking off Phase 4 in 2021. WandaVision became the topic of much discussion as fans tuned in weekly to understand why Scarlet Witch and Vision (Paul Bettany) were living their lives in the setting of TV comedies due to the growing enthusiasm to return to the Marvel universe. It also helped that the program was reported to be a prequel to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, in which Olsen's Wanda Maximoff would appear.

The ideas about what was going on in Westview, who was responsible, and more exploded once WandaVision premiered on Disney+. Audiences speculated on the potential of Mephisto being WandaVision's antagonist, as well as possible multiverse ties. There were also reports that Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic might arrive, as well as what the hexes indicated. However, reports that Peters will reprise his role as Quicksilver in Fox's X-Men franchise as Pietro Maximoff sparked a new level of speculation. Despite his presence on the broadcast, Peters was discovered to be Ralph Bohner, a Westview resident, rather than Quicksilver.


Olsen is being questioned about the MCU sequel film and WandaVision's involvement in building up her tale now that she is doing publicity for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Olsen shared which WandaVision fan theory she wished will become MCU canon in an interview with Independent. She expressed her desire to see Marvel use the universe to explain Evan Peters' Pietro look.

"There was one where they thought we were bringing in the Multiverse with the Pietro character, with Evan [Peters]. The sad thing is, when we were doing WandaVision before Covid, that was not part of the docket yet, and then it kind of overlapped when we finished the show. So we could have actually gone back and fixed or adjusted that. I thought that could have been cool to make Pietro a part of the Multiverse."

Rather of explaining that Peters' Quicksilver was a character from Fox's X-Men reality who crossed over into WandaVision's narrative via the multiverse, Marvel chose to make him Ralph Bohner. Many spectators were disappointed by this choice, since they expected a stronger explanation for Peters' entrance as Quicksilver in the MCU. However, it appears that the multiverse was not yet a major component of the MCU's strategy. Even while the multiverse is currently one of the centerpieces of the MCU's Phase 4 plot, Olsen's statements imply it was not truly considered when WandaVision began.

Although Marvel may not have declared this WandaVision MCU canon as Olsen and others would have like, that does not rule out the possibility of it altering in the future. These suspicions that Peters' WandaVision persona is the same Pietro from Fox's X-Men films will not be realized. In the future, he could be able to play a real version of Quicksilver. The universe is expanding even more, and with Patrick Stewart starring as a version of Professor X in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, it's not impossible that Peters may reprise his role as Quicksilver after WandaVision.

Source: Independent

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