Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)

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Wanda Maximoff
Superhero Alias:
Scarlet Witch
Elizabeth Olsen
Psychic Energy Manipulation
Mental manipulation
First Appearance:
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Every Appearance:
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Captain America: Civil War
Avengers: Infinity War
Avengers: Endgame
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Next Appearance:
Agatha: Coven of Chaos (rumored)
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty (rumored)
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Latest Scarlet Witch News

Elizabeth Olsen Makes First Marvel Return Since Her Doctor Strange 2 Death

Elizabeth Olsen portrayed the Scarlet Witch in the MCU again after her character seemingly died in Doctor Strange 2.

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WandaVision Season 2? Scarlet Witch Star Is Ready to Get the Gang Back Together

WandaVision's Elizabeth Olsen expressed her desire to see the cast together for another round.

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First Look at Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch Return In Upcoming Phase 5 Show

Elizabeth Olsen blasted back into the MCU as the Scarlet Witch for the first time since Doctor Strange 2.

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The Marvels Calls Out Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch In New Footage

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Did Wanda Die In Doctor Strange 2? Marvel FINALLY Reveals the Truth

The MCU finally addressed whether Wanda Maximoff actually died in Doctor Strange 2.

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Elizabeth Olsen Gets Honest About Wanda's Mistakes

The MCU's Scarlet Witch actress got candid about her character's recent dark turn.

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Marvel Reveals the Real Reason Why Elizabeth Olsen Became an MCU Villain

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Elizabeth Olsen's Scrapped Evil Scarlet Witch Design from Doctor Strange 2 Revealed (Photos)

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Doctor Strange 2: Scarlet Witch's Children Rumored to Appear in Benedict Cumberbatch-Led Film

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Doctor Strange 2 Hidden Detail Suggests Wanda Isn’t Actually Dead (Photos)

A new theory explained why Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch is not truly dead after Doctor Strange 2's game-changing ending.

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WandaVision Trailer Breaks Record for Most Views in 24 Hours for a Streaming Show Ad

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WandaVision Crew Seemingly Returns for More Filming

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Marvel Announces New Scarlet Witch Run Amid Solo Movie Rumors

Marvel Announces New Scarlet Witch Run Amid Solo Movie Rumors

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Marvel Removes Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch from 2023 MCU Cover (Photos)

Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch can no longer be found on a major piece of MCU memoribilia.

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Elizabeth Olsen Looks Gorgeous on New Unused Doctor Strange 2 Posters (Photos)

New unused posters from Doctor Strange 2 put Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda Maximoff front and center.

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Marvel Just Teased Loki's Romance With Scarlet Witch

Wanda and Loki sitting in a tree. Or at least that is what it looks like.

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Elizabeth Olsen Admits She’s Not Eager to Return to Marvel

Elizabeth Olsen was honest about a potential MCU return as Wanda Maximoff.

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Elizabeth Olsen Calls Out Doctor Strange 2's Problematic Script Changes

Elizabeth Olsen gets honest about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' script problems.

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Elizabeth Olsen Is 'Conflicted' About Marvel Fans Calling Her 'Mother'

The MCU’s Scarlet Witch, Elizabeth Olsen, expressed her discomfort with being labeled 'the internet's mom.'

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Elizabeth Olsen Confirms What We All Suspected About Doctor Strange 2's Wanda Problem

Turns out fans may have been right when it came to plot issues with Scarlet Witch in Doctor Strange 2.

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Elizabeth Olsen Had a Real Fight With Paul Bettany on WandaVision Set

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Elizabeth Olsen Mocks Key WandaVision Line: 'Crazy S--t to Say!'

Elizabeth Olsen reacted to one of the craziest lines she ever had to say in the MCU.

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Elizabeth Olsen Reveals Her Honest Reaction to Wanda's Villain Twist

Elizabeth Olsen shared her thoughts on playing Wanda Maximoff as a villain in the MCU.

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Elizabeth Olsen Disappoints Scarlet Witch Fans With MCU Return Comments

Scarlet Witch's Elizabeth Olsen addressed her next MCU appearance.

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