Marvel Studios unveiled a handful of upcoming shows for the Disney Plus streaming service at this year’sÂ San Diego Comic-Con, including WandaVision. The show, which was originally slated to arrive in the spring of 2021, has now been moved up to 2020, according to a video highlighting upcoming releases Disney shared on new year’s day.
The series will star Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany reprising their roles as Scarlet Witch (whose real name is Wanda Maximoff) and Vision. The show’s title combines the characters’ names.
The studio shared more details about the upcoming show during D23, including additionaland the .
WandaVision follows the story of superheroes and romantic partners Scarlet Witch and Vision, who are both longtime members of the Avengers. Scarlet Witch is a powerful sorceress, and Vision is an android. The show takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame, and its plot will lead directly to Scarlet Witch’s appearance in the filmÂ Doctor Strange: In The Multiverse of Madness, which is set to hit theaters in May 2021.Â
“It’s gonna get weird,” Olsen said of the show at Comic-Con, adding thatÂ WandaVision will reveal why she’s called “Scarlet Witch.”Â
The show will also feature an adult Monica Rambeau, daughter of Carol Danvers’ best friend in Captain Marvel. She’ll be played by Teyonah Parris.
As of new year’s, we learned that WandaVision is now slated for a 2020 release on Disney Plus. The $7-a-month streaming service, Disney’s answer to Netflix, will feature a vast catalog of new and legacy shows and movies. Disney Plus launched on Nov. 12, 2019 in the US.
Comic book artist Andy Park shared theÂ official posterÂ he created for D23 on Twitter, which depicts the series’ 1950s setting.Â
“WANDAVISION!!! Official D23 poster I had the honor of painting during the early concept phase of preproduction. This @DisneyPlus show is gonna be something totally fresh.. & weird!” Park tweeted.Â
The image shows Wanda and Vision sitting on a couch in the living room, with a red glow emanating from the TV. There’s a shadow on the wall behind the couple that forms the outline ofÂ Scarlet Witch’s headdressÂ from the comics.
Originally published July 30 and will be updated frequently as more news about WandaVision comes in.