Phase 4 of the MCU kicked off successfully with WandaVisiona Disney Plus limited series focused on Wanda Maximoff. Now, thanks to what was seen in the official trailer for Doctor Strange 2, it is possible that Marvel Studios wants to give the character played by elizabeth olsen of more opportunities on screen. In that sense, a recent report by Giant Freaking Robot indicates that the aforementioned actress would have extended her contract until 2029.
For now, the information remains in the field of rumors; However, if it materializes, it could be a very exciting move for fans. In fact, it would be a logical bet, because, despite having starred in her own spin-off, the episodes did not fully explore the dark side of the character.
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Her facet as Scarlet Witch will arrive with In the multiverse of madness; still, it would make sense to see Wanda again, this time turned into the full version of Scarlet Witch, due to the mystical control the Darkhold would have over her.
In addition, the launch of Agatha: house of Harkness, a program focused on the villain of WandaVision, but in which Olsen could have important appearances for the common thread of the story, has already been confirmed.
On the other hand, Scarlet Witch is considered one of the most powerful beings in Marvel and one of the most beloved, both in the comics and in the UCM. In this way, and with the multiverse, as the axis of the latest projects of The house of ideas, it is likely that the sorceress will become more than a help figure.
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With that in mind, especially considering that she’s a mutant in the comics, Scarlet Witch could embrace her comic book origins to tie her narrative in with the impending X-Men reboot.
For now, it is not clear what the future of the UCM will be regarding the adaptations it plans to bring to the big screen. However, exciting productions are already in development and Doctor Strange 2 has already positioned itself as the starting point for new versions of beloved franchises, such as Patrick Stewart’s Doctor Xavier.