Is That Wanda's Dead Body In Agatha All Along Trailer? Could That Be Wanda From Earth-838?

By Richard Nebens Updated:
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff and Kathryn Hahn as Agatha Harkness

Marvel Studios seemingly answered whether Wanda Maximoff is dead in an exciting new look at 2024's Agatha All Along.

Following her efforts in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch seemed to meet her end. She pulled Mount Wundagore down to stop her magic and take herself out.

Since then, fans have questioned whether she is truly dead, particularly considering her status as one of the most powerful characters in the MCU. Her death would also influence her hold on Westview after WandaVision, a locale confirmed to return in Kathryn Hahn’s Agatha All Along series on Disney+.

Agatha All Along Trailer Confirms Wanda Maximoff's Fate

Marvel Studios released the first official trailer for the Agatha All Along series, which will debut on Disney+ on September 18.

The start of the trailer shows Kathryn Hahn's Agatha Harkness playing detective as she and her partner find an unidentified murder victim who died from blunt force trauma.

dead body in a field in trailer for Agatha All Along
Marvel Studios

Interestingly, the camera focuses on the body's blackened fingers, which look eerily similar to Wanda Maximoff's following her encounter with the Darkhold in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

blackened fingers on a body wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue jeans in a field in the trailer for Agatha All Along
Marvel Studios

When Agatha goes into the morgue to check the body, she picks up a library card with multiple dates. The name "W. Maximoff" appears next to October 13, seemingly confirming that Wanda is considered dead in the MCU.

library checkout card with multiple dates, October 13, W. Maximoff, in Agatha All Along Trailer
Marvel Studios

A Variety article released with the trailer stated that Agatha is "playing a detective investigating Wanda’s dead body" in the trailer:

"The trailer mashes together genres as it begins like a hardboiled murder mystery with Hahn playing a detective investigating Wanda’s dead body (after she seemingly died at the end of 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'). Then all sorts of witch mayhem ensues, and Agatha reunites with some old sorceress pals to regain her power."

This is the second confirmation of Wanda's death in the MCU, alongside another trailer released privately at Disney's Upfront presentation in June 2024.

The full trailer for Agatha All Along can be seen below:

Is This Wanda from Earth-838?

The Agatha All Along trailer appeared to show the dead body (presumed to be Wanda Maximoff) in an outfit similar to one seen in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

The blue jeans and sweater on the body look nearly identical to the outfit Earth-838 Wanda wears in the final scene of Doctor Strange 2 when she is protecting her twins from Earth-616 Wanda.

Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff) and Julian Hilliard (Billy Maximioff) in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness)
Marvel Studios

This could tease the inclusion of that Variant of Wanda Maximoff, who is presumably still alive after Earth-616 Wanda's supposed death at the end of Doctor Strange 2. This would be especially relevant when tying back to the Multiverse Saga as it expands on Variants with movies like Deadpool & Wolverine

Including this Variant would make plenty of sense, considering how big of a role the concept of Variants played in Doctor Strange 2. It would also tie that movie more closely to both WandaVision and this new series, further cementing this Disney+ show as the next highly anticipated MCU sequel.

Could Wanda Return After Agatha All Along?

As the classic saying goes, nobody is ever truly dead in a comic-book movie. Even given that a mountain fell on top of Wanda, her potential return was always in the cards, and this trailer does nothing to dispel that notion.

Having Wanda's name appear in Agatha All Along's first trailer will only increase speculation that she's not dead. The big question now is how she could potentially return, whether in this series or another movie or TV show.

A hidden detail from Doctor Strange 2 already teased how she could have survived, specifically tying back to the red light that flashed when Wundagore fell. Many believe she teleported away before the rubble hit or put up a shield to protect herself, but neither was shown in that shot.

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige even alluded to Wanda's survival in September 2022, questioning whether fans saw her under the rubble or if she could have escaped.

Additionally, WandaVision star Asif Ali potentially spoiled Olsen coming back in this series, saying "Yes!" to a fan who asked him if Wanda would be in Agatha's solo series in December 2023.

Whether Wanda returns, her influence should be a major part of Agatha All Along as Agatha claws her way back to power.


Agatha All Along will debut with a two-episode premiere on Disney+ on September 18.

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- About The Author: Richard Nebens
Richard Nebens joined The Direct in March 2020, now serving as the site's Senior Writer and also working as an assistant editor and content creator. He started his journalism career as a hobby in 2019 and is passionate about sharing news and stories from the entertainment industry, especially comic book movies, comedy, and sci-fi. Richard looks to expand his knowledge about movies and TV every day, and he is eager to stay locked into the latest releases and breaking news at every opportunity.