Marvel’s WandaVision on Disney Plus: Release date, cast, everything we know so far



Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) will have their own show on Disney Plus in spring 2021.

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Marvel Studios unveiled a handful of upcoming shows for the Disney Plus streaming service at this year’s 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 additional cast and crew members and the official poster.

Here’s everything we know so far about the MCU show, which Marvel has called a “mega event series” for Disney Plus. We’ll update this post as more news about WandaVision comes in.

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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 film Doctor Strange: In The Multiverse of Madness, which is set to hit theaters in May 2021. 

“It’s gonna get weird,” Olsen said of the show at Comic-Con, adding that WandaVision will reveal why she’s called “Scarlet Witch.” 

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.

Game of Thrones director Matt Shakman will direct the series.

Release date

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.

Official poster

Comic book artist Andy Park shared the official poster he created for D23 on Twitter, which depicts the series’ 1950s setting. 

“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. 

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 of Scarlet Witch’s headdress from the comics.


Originally published July 30 and will be updated frequently as more news about WandaVision comes in.


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