‘WandaVision’ Brings in ‘Game of Thrones’ Director Matt Shakman, Will Feature ‘Thor’ and ‘Ant-Man’ Characters [D23]

/Film | 8/23/2019 | /Film Staff
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Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany are back to reprise their roles as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch and The Vision (respectively) in WandaVision, a Marvel Studios Disney+ show which Olsen promises will explore those characters in a deeper way than they’ve been explored so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here’s what we learned from today’s D23 presentation about the new series, including the news that Matt Shakman will direct and what other MCU characters will show up.

We already knew that Teyonah Parris was on board playing an older version of Monica Rambeau, the precocious young girl from the 1990s-set Captain Marvel, and we knew that not only will Wanda Maximoff be appearing in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, but the events of WandaVision will directly tie in with that film. But at D23, we got some more details about what we can expect from the series.

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First, we learned that Monica won’t be the only familiar face showing up again. Kat Dennings, who played the beleaguered intern Darcy in Thor and Thor: The Dark World, will reprise her role on the show. Also back: Jimmy Woo, the government agent played by Randall Park in Ant-Man and the Wasp. How will these two figure into the plot? That’s a good question, as none of these characters have a reason to be in the same...
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