Kathryn Hahn is set to star in a “WandaVision” spinoff from the original series’ head writer, Jac Schaeffer, that is currently in the development stage at Disney+, TheWrap has learned.
Representatives for Disney+, Marvel, 20th Television, Schaeffer and Hahn did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.
Per Variety, which first reported news of the “WandaVision” spinoff series, the untitled show would see Hahn reprising her Emmy-nominated role as Agatha Harkness from the Marvel Cinematic Universe limited series starring Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision. Sources told Variety the spinoff would be a dark comedy, but plot details are unavailable at this time.
Schaeffer, who has an overall deal with 20th Television and Marvel, would serve as head writer and executive producer on the potential series, should it move forward at Disney+.
“WandaVision” was the second-most nominated show at this year’s Emmy Awards with 23 nominations, including ones for stars Olsen and Bettany, who reprised their MCU roles as Wanda Maximoff and Vision, as well as the show itself for outstanding limited series. Hahn was also nominated in the supporting actress category for her role as Agatha Harkness.
The show walked away with three Emmy wins, including Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for “Agatha All Along,” and Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour).
“WandaVision’s” Emmy noms were among Marvel Studios first-ever Emmy nominations, with the studio receiving 28 nominations in total this year, with “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” scoring five, led by Don Cheadle for guest actor in a drama series for reprising his role as James Rhodes/War Machine. That helped Disney+ land 71 nominations, which was third overall among all platforms.
Both series were Marvel’s first foray into episodic television after a decade of box office dominance, which re-started after a lengthy absence last weekend with the much-delayed “Black Widow.” The third and fourth series, “Loki” and “What If…?,” debuted after the eligibility period for this year’s Emmys.