Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) was reimagined as a tragic hero in the Multiverse of Madness.
Wanda took on the name Scarlet Witch and began studying the cursed Darkhold. And it was a bit of a surprise when Maria Rambeau began to murder people in the Multiverse of Madness. Despite Olsen's efforts as a delicious villain in the vein of director Sam Raimi's greatest monsters, the evil Scarlet Witch disappointed fans who hoped the film would continue the character development begun in WandaVision.
Many have questioned what WandaVision's creators thought about how director Sam Raimi and writer Michael Waldron treated Wanda following her adoption. And we finally have an answer... sort of.
Matt Shakman told Comicbook.com that he was "aware of, certainly, the internet conversations about Wanda and her character." However, he added that there was "a lot of synergy" between WandaVision and Multiverse of Madness. "We also talked about the art department as we were constructing the Darkhold and her costume and other things that would continue."
Shakman does not laud or criticize Multiverse of Madness, instead focusing on his own project. "That program is really special, and working with Lizzie, and telling that story was so unique and fun," he said. "When you're in the MCU, you have to pass the baton," he continued.
Shakman will be given the chance to take up the baton again for Multiverse of Madness, regardless of what the filmmaker thinks. Reed Richards was brought to the movies by Sam Raimi, and his version of Reed will receive revenge on Waldron's version of Wanda.