Fifth episode of Vandavision The arrival of Evan Peters as Wanda’s brother Pietro aka QuickSilver, from an alternate reality, has provided the MCU with perhaps the greatest upheaval yet. His arrival confirms the existence of the majority and the fact that Fox has X Men Films are now a part of MCU. In a recent interview, Kat Dennings, who played the role of Darcy Lewis on the show, explained how Marvel worked hard to keep Peters’ presence a secret.
“Apparently it was a big surprise. I mean they put it in a little bit from me as well. I wasn’t sure that was going on. When we were shooting, they took it in.” [this] The thing is, so no one could take a drone shot of him getting out of a van, or whatever. It was a big mystery, but, they cleared it away. “
The arrival of the new quicksilver came just as Wanda and Vision were about to strike the dark truth of the sitcom’s reality in which they were present. Peters’ character came shortly after to add another sinister puzzle to the city’s tragedy. Occurs in the series at Westview. Pietro also served a narrative purpose within the “sitcomy” nature of the world created by Wanda. Vandavision Shorner Jack Scheffer previously explained that the addition of the new QuickSilver meant a feud over “the kooky relative who trikes for a short trip”.
“We thought, how do we give him this entry, and then enjoy it, and then make him mad? And we have a long time brother, or relative, or whoever comes to the city and the like. I thought. ” A few things happen to the family – that sitcom trope … We were interested in this for so long, and didn’t know if it would be possible. This was complicated to happen. “
“Evan was always up for it – like, always, always. He’s always a comic book fan, and a Marvel fan. He’s always up for the odd weird choice. And he’s a joy – to really work with. It’s a pleasure. Everyone was really excited. I think Kevin [Feige, Marvel Studios president] Wanted to make sure that there was a reason, that it made sense. And I hope that is what we did. “
The sixth episode of the show has indicated that all is not well with this new quicksilver. Only future episodes will reveal if this new Pietro is sticking around, or Wanda will have to lose her brother again.
Written by Jack Shaffer and directed by Matt Shakman Vandavision Wanda Maximoff / Scarlett Witch as Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany as Vision, Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Wu, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Tyona Parris as Monica Rambue, and Katherine Hahn as Agnes. The show takes place in an artificial reality that Wanda has created for herself and her Android boyfriend vision modeled on the classic sitcom. New episodes air friday on disney +.
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