‘WandaVision’ Mid-Season Trailer Offers Another Look At The Westview Anomaly

by Erik Amaya

WandaVision has proved to be a very interesting slice of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Set a short time after Avengers: Endgame, it sees Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) holed up in a New Jersey suburb which may or may actually exist. Meanwhile, government agents have surrounded the so-called “Westview Anomaly” with FBI Agent Jimmy Woo (Randall Park), Dr. Darcy Lewis (Kat Dennings) and Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris) monitoring the situation. Or are they, like us, just watching a sitcom starring two Avengers? A new mid-season trailer offers some teases of WandaVision‘s take on Family Ties and Modern Family, but it also suggests the stability of the anomaly will not hold. It also puts Wanda at the center of the mystery.

The ambiguity of the situation has been as fun as watching Marvel Studios recreate classic sitcoms like The Dick Van Dyke Show and Bewitched. The homages feel like pointed commentary about 20th Century mores, but we really won’t understand it until the complete picture is revealed. Online theories suggest Marvel villains like Mephisto may be behind the anomaly, but we think this all may just be Wanda’s doing. If it is her, well, that leads to another set of questions we’ll be asking in a few weeks.

WandaVision streams Fridays on Disney+.

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