05 Feb 2021 9:40 AM +00:00

WandaVision Episode 5: Evan Peters Makes Jaw-Dropping MCU Debut as [SPOILERS]

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Warning: if you haven't seen the latest episode of WandaVision yet, this article contains SPOILERS so read at your own risk.

WandaVision just released its fifth episode and finally provided some much-needed clarity surrounding Evan Peters' true involvement in the series. For a few months now, fans have been theorizing as to which character the former X-Men star would be portraying in the hit MCU spinoff show.

The entire guessing game surrounding Peters' casting left a lot of people confused including us. Yesterday, we reported that Evan "might" actually be playing an older version of Wanda's son Tommy aka Speed, but as it turns out, we were wrong with our assumption and we can now officially confirm that the actor is indeed reprising his Pietro Maximoff aka Quicksilver.



Evan Peters making his jaw-dropping debut in WandaVision.
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Episode 5 was yet another whirlwind of an episode (but in a good way), however, what made a lot of jaws drop is the arrival of Evan to the franchise during the final sequence following Wanda and Vision's heated argument. "Reprising" the role may not be the correct term to address it and as Darcy implied, Pietro was "recast" by Wanda herself.

Now, you may be asking how and why all of a sudden, Pietro decided to appear. In the episode, Wanda is asked by her twin sons if she had a brother to which Wanda answered yes and telling the kids that their uncle Pietro is in a faraway place. This may have led to Wanda acting as "quick" as she can and including her brother in her new pocket reality.

Another intriguing bit is Wanda's decision to replace or "recast" her own brother who was previously played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson with someone else. My guess is Wanda's already having a hard to dealing with Vision who's just a figment of her own imagination that she didn't want to add another dead person to her already chaotic world. It's really sad and tragic.

WandaVision's Episode 5 is now streaming on Disney+.

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