Half of WandaVision was spent with Marvel followers searching for cameos from previous and future heroes, however most weren’t discovered, exterior of a little bit of stunt casting with Evan Peters as Wanda’s pretend, undead brother Pietro, reprising his Quicksilver function from the FOX universe, in a way.
One frequent query was whether or not or not Physician Unusual would present up, on condition that the occasions of WandaVision have been supposed to steer straight into the following movie, Physician Unusual and the Multiverse of Insanity, and Wanda herself shall be in that movie because the newly empowered Scarlet Witch.
Seems at one level that was the plan. Physician Unusual was supposed to point out up in WandaVision, however the choice was finally made to chop him. Right here’s an excerpt from an upcoming Rolling Stone oral historical past of the present:
“Some individuals would possibly say, ‘Oh, it might’ve been so cool to see Dr. Unusual,’” mentioned Kevin Feige. “However it might have taken away from Wanda, which is what we didn’t need to do. We didn’t need the top of the present to be commoditized to go to the following film — right here’s the white man, ‘Let me present you the way energy works.’”
This concept was fairly far alongside. A deal had already been made for Benedict Cumberbatch to seem within the finale and his look was written into the upcoming film. When that didn’t occur, they needed to rewrite that a part of the movie.
I’m cut up on whether or not or not I agree with Feige right here. On the one hand, sure, I believe the present ending of Wanda herself pace studying the Darkhold whereas astral projecting labored fairly nicely and listening to her youngsters’s voices was a satisfying tease about what’s to come back.
Then again, it is a Marvel film, shock crossover cameos on the finish are kind of only a factor it virtually all the time does. So it’s simple to see how they might have added a Physician Unusual stinger on the finish there and it most likely would have labored greater than it didn’t. If Physician Unusual confirmed up for the bulk of the finale, not only a post-credits scene, then sure, I can see how that might tread into “steal the present” territory, on condition that the finale is meant to be primarily centered on Wanda lastly turning into the Scarlet Witch.
Physician Unusual was simply certainly one of many rumored cameos that have been “supposed” to occur in WandaVision, however didn’t. Play a tragic “Relaxation in Peace” montage track as we bear in mind the next:
- Reed Richards
- Professor X
In brief, individuals actually thought we’d see Mephisto. Falcon and the Winter Soldier didn’t have fairly as many expectations for cameos, as soon as it turned clear its mysterious Energy Dealer was not going to be somebody from a unique sub-series like Yelena Belova. It obtained Madame Hydra and that was it.
In any case, all of it labored out in the long run, it’s simply fascinating to see how that was deliberate, then scrapped, and why.
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