WandaVision’s Kat Dennings had a pivotal role, but her comparatively brief appearance in the finale could be part of the nature of her character.
Kat Denning’s Darcy Lewis had a major role in WandaVision, but the consulting astrophysicist only made a cameo in the final episode of the series. Was its appearance interrupted for reasons related to the pandemic or was there another reason for its limited presence? The show’s co-executive producer, Mary Livanos, attributes it to the character’s quirky nature.
“I don `t believe [Dennings’ absence] it had to do with anything related to COVID, “Livanos said TVLine. “We love Darcy as this elusive and wacky character, and I find it particularly delightful that Darcy can appear anywhere in the universe.”
By WandaVision The last days of production occurred during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Darcy’s appearance in the finale might have been brief, but it was important, as she was responsible for taking down SWORD director Tyler Hayward after the FBI thwarted his plans to weaponize Vision and kill Wanda. Maximoff and his family. “Have fun in jail!” Darcy happily exclaims as he charges his vehicle, preventing his escape after his plan is exposed.
The episode’s mid-credits scene features FBI Agent Jimmy Woo and SWORD Agent Monica Rambeau at the scene of Hayward’s arrest, with Darcy conspicuously absent. When Jimmy asks Monica about her whereabouts, Monica informs him that Darcy told her “something about ‘interrogations are for the weak'” and had apparently left the cleanup of the restored Westview to others.
Darcy’s introduction was as unexpected as her disappearance, appearing for the first time in the fourth episode of the series “We Disrupt This Show.” Darcy was responsible for determining what was inside the “Hex” surrounding Westview, and that Wanda was the cause. Darcy had been last seen in 2013 Thor: The Dark World.
It is unknown where Darcy went and where he might appear next.
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.
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