Original content living exclusively on streaming services means it’s never really done. Decades ago when a Stormtrooper hit his head on the set of Star wars, the blunder has become part of the history of cinema. But when a crew member was spotted the same way on the set of Disney + The Mandalorian, Disney quietly got rid of him, and now it’s like it never happened.
This week it apparently happened again with Marvel Studios’ WandaVision. Eagle-fans watched on Twitter, Youtube, Reddit, and other platforms highlighted as the final scene of the show, who revealed the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) studying in a secluded cabin, now had visual effects updated before the camera followed her inside.
WWhile the changes circled in green are more obvious, the red circle going up the mountain is the one that made it a bit more interesting. Now there is a kind of sparkle on the mountain, whigh lead some to speculate “THEY ADD DOCTOR STRANGE TO THE WALLAVISION PUBLISH-CREDIT SCENE!?!?!?! ” Doctor Strange would, in fact, appear on WandaVision at one point, and actor Benedict Cumberbatch was even hired, but the idea was canceled before going past the cameras. However, the idea that four months after its release Marvel would put a fuzzy version of the character rolling down a mountain is, frankly, ludicrous—whThat’s why before the speculation got too wild, fans quickly debunked this theory, with one in particular emphasizing that the blurry image perfectly matches a visual lighting effect which is also corrected later in the shot. You can watch it either here on Reddit or TIC Tac.
But is this really it? And if so, why now? io9 has reached out to Disney to see if anyone from Marvel or Disney + can comment or explain the reasoning behind this change and will update the post if or when we hear of a return. For now though, fans should just start to understand that when any movies or shows go live, they can change at any time. time. When a Starbucks mug ended up in Westeros, Game of thrones and on HBO edited for all subtitlesrecent broadcasts. And who could ever forget the Maclunky added at Star wars?
Oh, and yet WandaVision For now will only live on its streaming service, a place where it will at least be somehow permanent is on the page. Deadline posted the full PDF of the script in the pilot episode, and it’s wonderful to see how ideas like the sitcom setting and weird tone changes were portrayed on the page. Head to this link to download.
Next we’ll see Wanda, aka the Scarlet Witch, in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness when it opens 25 mars 2022.
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