Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now streaming on Disney+. The film’s head writer Michael Waldron confirmed that Wasp was originally set to be a Illuminati member. Waldron revealed that Wanda killed off the Wasp by simply clapping her hands and smashing the winged hero as she flew towards the Scarlet Witch. “Wasp shrunk down and flew at Wanda, and [Wanda] just clapped her hands and just smushed the Wasp in the first draft.”
In an interview, Waldron told “I think originally, the Wasp was in a version of the Illuminati, and the Wasp shrunk down and flew at Wanda, and [Wanda] just clapped her hands and just smushed the Wasp in the first draft.” (Via The Direct)
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The Wasp portrayaed by Evangeline Lilly was member of Avengers, she first appeared in Ant-Man (2015) in a cameo role, while Michelle Pfeiffer portrays Janet van Dyne in the films Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019), and the upcoming Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023).
Although, Waldron doesn’t confirmed who was planned to appear. Is that Evangeline Lilly’s Hope Van Dyne or Michelle Pfeiffer’s Janet Van Dyne?
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a sequel to Doctor Strange (2016) and directed by Sam Raimi, written by Michael Waldron, and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, alongside Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Rachel McAdams. In the film, Strange protects America Chavez (Gomez), a teenager capable of traveling the multiverse, from Wanda Maximoff (Olsen).
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now available on Disney+.