WandaVision designer Andy Park shared an early version of Scarlet Witch’s iconic comic book helmet.
Though WandaVision Finally allowing Wanda Maximoff to wear her iconic red crown, Marvel Studios Director of Visual Development Andy Park revealed that he wanted to make it a costume feature in the character’s early movies.
Park recently uploaded an early concept art of Wanda’s costume design to her Instagram page, which featured a more rounded crown, diadem-shaped, whose dark red color matched her leather jacket and coat collar. “This is my attempt years ago to put something on Wanda’s head that somehow mimics her classic headdress / crown,” he wrote. “I knew I wasn’t going to get any traction. But I couldn’t resist! In their first MCU appearances, the directors wanted something more of a real world feel rather than a comic book costume feel … I’m so happy that everything has changed! “
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Although the headdress never appeared in any Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, WandaVision he subtly hinted at Wanda wearing her iconic accessory starting with her Sokovian fortune teller outfit in the episode “All-New Halloween Spooktacular!” which featured the cast wearing low-budget versions of their comedic costumes. He then reappeared during the flashback of Wanda’s Hydra test subject in “Previously On”, revealing that upon touching Loki’s scepter, the Mind Stone gave him a vision of a woman wearing a similar garment.
Finally, after using magic runes to strip Agatha of her ability to cast spells within the hex, Wanda’s new mastery of chaos magic allowed her to obtain a new costume that included the Scarlet Witch’s crown on her head. The crown and costume made a final appearance in WandaVisionThe post-credit scene, which showed Wanda practicing new spells with Darkhold.
Written by Jac Schaeffer and directed by Matt Shakman, WandaVision stars Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, Paul Bettany as Vision, Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Woo, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Teyonah Parris as Monica Rambeau, and Kathryn Hahn as Agnes. The series is available to stream on Disney +.
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