After Daredevil Mess, Marvel Rumored to Have Cancelled Major MCU Series With Ties to Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch

Devastating reports indicate that upcoming mini-series, Wonder Man, may have been canceled!

After Daredevil Mess, Marvel Rumored to Have Cancelled Major MCU Series With Ties to Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch

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  • There have been rumors that the upcoming mini-series, Wonder Man, has been canceled
  • Wonder Man was a Disney+ mini-series that was announced in June 2022
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II was reportedly set to play a pivotal role in this project
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Marvel has a huge number of projects that have been announced and are under production, causing a lot of hype surrounding what is coming and the universe, or one could say Multiverse, that is being built. The studio, however, has been walking on extremely thin ice, with a lot of unfortunate things happening. There are many reasons for this, including the decline in its viewership, due to fans being disappointed time and time again, and most recently, the news surrounding the highly anticipated Daredevil: Born Again.

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Marvel's Daredevil
Marvel’s Daredevil

The news in question relates to the fact that it is subjected to everything that has been done so far being scrapped you just get production starting all over again, it seems that fans are clinging to any form after that of hope for this franchise. Recent news seems to simply add to the disappointment faced by the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s audience. There have been rumors that the upcoming mini-series, Wonder Man, has been canceled.

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What Is Marvel’s Wonder Man?

Marvel’s Wonder Man is a Disney+ mini-series that was announced in June 2022. Being a behind-the-scenes window into the life of Hollywood, we follow the character of Simon Williams, an actor and stuntperson by day, you must superhero by night. He possesses abilities of superhuman strength, speed, durability, agility, and reflexes. The series would consist of 10 episodes.

The series has an exceptional cast, with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, best known for his work in projects like Candyman, and Ambulance, set to play the titular character, alongside actors like Ben Kingsley, Ed Harris,

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Wonder Man
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

This character already has a pre-existing connection with one of the central characters of this phase of the MCU. One of Wonder Man’s biggest love interests throughout the comics is the Scarlet Witch, who is already being played by Elizabeth Olsen and has supposedly even died. The two were briefly, romantically involved with each other. Though it is quite unlikely for the franchise to take this direction, with Wanda and Vision being as iconic as they are, it is important to keep this in mind.

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Has Marvel’s Wonder Man Been Cancelled?

There was quite a lot of excitement surrounding the series, which is why it is extremely disappointing to find out that there is a possibility that the series has been canceled. The production development of Wonder Man, was put on hold, like most projects during the Writers and Actors strikes, better known as the SAG-AFTRA strike. Also like most other projects, after the strikes ended, it was expected that production would move forward as usual. This, however, may not be the case as sources have suggested otherwise.

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Joanna Robinson, best known for writing the book, MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios, has recently suggested, via CBR, that Marvel Studios is canceling the series, scrapping everything they have so far. The author has simply suggested that the project has been completely trashed.

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