Yesterday, it was widely reported that Evan Peters, star of American Horror and the Fox X-Men had been in the exclusive; WandaVision.
The ambiguous nature of this sent the fandom into a frenzy, and for good reason.
Evan Peters could return as in the
The has again reared its head, as this report supports the theory that and may be looking to iconic actors in their most famous while maintaining continuity.
Peters famously played Maximoff / , starting in X-Men: Days of in 2014. While the was a huge hit with , ‘s was the undisputed breakout role. He later reprised his in the less beloved X-Men:
Seeing Peters reprise his as would be an insane twist to the , and there already seems to be precedent for it happening.
Why Evan Peters casting in the should get excited
We already know that the ties in directly to in the of , and that Elizabeth Olson will reprise her as Scarlet Witch in that .
will heavily feature the , a plot device that has been used in comics for years. It allows the to expand into different plains of existence, and take different versions of characters from different continuities. (shockingly)
Therefore, despite the MCU’s version of , Pietro Maximoff, of Wanda and Sokovian native appearing and dying in Avengers: Age of , we could still see the Fox version of the without any lore-breaking issues.
This is incredibly exciting for any movies just did it better than the MCU., as despite nobody really having a problem with Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s take on the , most can concede that this is one rare instance where the Fox
If this was to happen, it also opens the door for other fan-favorite superheroes to play a in future entries in the cinematic , including like Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool and even Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine. Fingers crossed for Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man 4 and a live-action Spider-Verse . , too
Bear in mind though, that none of this has been confirmed by or take this with a pinch of salt. Peters may be simply playing a new his involvement altogether could be completely false.
Nothing is certain until we’ve heard it from Studios itself, but this is still an exciting prospect.
What do you think about Evan Peters’s alleged casting in WandaVision? Could and should he return as? Let us know in the comments below.