WandaVision is an American television miniseries based on Marvel comics featuring the characters Wanda Maxioff/Scarlet Witch and Vision. It is directed by Matt Shakman and credited by Jac Schaeffer.
Wandavision film has been rated TV-14 for the content shown in the series. WandaVision has 9 episodes in total and the first episode was released on January 15, 2021. Read about Marvel Movie in Order to Watch here.
WandaVision is set after 3 weeks of Avengers: Endgame. It is a mini-series in which Wanta and Vision are seen living a life of normal human beings despite having superpowers. They are living in Westview, New Jersey, and trying everything to hide their true identity from the people around them.
Everything was going well until they encountered various tv tropes and the couple got to know that things are not as simple as it looks to be.
It is believed that the marketing team of Disney conceived the campaign for WandaVision almost a year and a half before it was actually released. In 2019, at D23, Olsen revealed that WandaVision will be seen mixing the elements of classic sitcoms with Marvel Cinematic Universe.
In the month of December 2019, Feige released the first image from the series at Comic-Con Experience. The commercial of WandaVision along with the commercial of some other Marvel series was revealed during Super Bowl LIV.
WandaVision was released on January 15, 2021, on Disney +. Initially, the makers released the first two episodes of the series, and the remaining 7 episode of the series was released weekly. The last episode was premiered on March 5. Initially, the makers decided to release the first three episodes on January 15 but changed their decision at the last movement.
Development of WandaVision
In the month of September 2018, it was decided that Marvel Studios will be releasing some limited series for its parent company Disney. WandaVision was part of this series. Makes decided that the actors who portrayed the role in the film will be seen returning for the series. The series that are produced for Disney is supposed to have 6-8 episodes in total.
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Following is the list of the star cast of the series along with the name of the characters portrayed by them:
- Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
- Paul Bettany as Vision
- Debra Jo Rupp as Sharon Davis
- Fred Melamed as Todd Davis
- Kathryn Hahn as Agatha Harkness
- Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau
- Randall Park as Jimmy Woo
- Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis
- Evan Peters as Ralph Bohner
The filming of the film started in the month of November 2019 and the location was Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. The direction of the filming was done by Shakman and the cinematography was done by Hall. The working title of the series was Nig Red. Before starting the shooting of the series, actors were supposed to went through sitcom “boot camp”.
The movie has been rated 7.8 out of 10 on IMDB. On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie is created 91% fresh. “Part loving homage to TV history, part off-kilter mystery, WandaVision is a wonderfully weird and strikingly bold step into the small screen for the MCU—and a perfect showcase for Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany,” said the website’s consensus.
In the month of January 2020, it was decided that Christophe Beck will be composing the score of the series. This news was shared by Christophe only. Previously, Christophe has also worked and composed the score for Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp.
In the month of December 2020, Robert Lopez and Kristen announced that they will write the theme songs for series episodes. They also revealed that they were approached by Shakman in mid-2019. He was friends with Lopez at college and previously they have worked together for the Frozen franchise.
Do You Know?
Following are some of the hidden facts about the series you have no idea of:
- The introduction of Jimmy Woo in the series WandaVision is considered to be a not to Ant-Man.
- For this series, Vision had to be painted in blue color for the Black and white segment.
- For deciding the title, Kevin took inspiration from Spike Lee as Spike use to squish names for the title.
- Jac Schaeffer wanted WandaVision to violate the social contract of sitcoms.
WandaVision is considered to be delivering all the missing emotions that were previously missing in other Marvel movies. Tou might feel like Wanda and Vision in the series slapped together. In the series, they have very less screen time and emotions.