WandaVision is a well-known American miniseries and its showrunner is Jac Schaeffer. It is based on the Marvel characters Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch and Vision. Also, the events in the series happen after the 2019 film Avengers: Endgame. Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany who played Wanda and Vision in the films reprised their roles in the series too. In the WandaVision show, Marel discloses a new villain known as Agatha Harkness. She was shown in the series with Great witch Power.
Many other actors like Debra Jo Rupp, Fred Melamed, Kathryn Hahn, Teyonah Parris, Evan Peters, and Kat Dennings joined the cast of the series. One of the roles that became a great hit among the fans is the character Agatha Harkness played by Kathryn Hahn. She received lots of praise for her acting from the critics as well as the series creators. You can also know about all the details here.
Who is Kathryn Hahn?
Kathryn Hahn is a forty-seven-year-old actress who hails from Westchester, Illinois, U.S. Jac Schaeffer praised Hahn for playing the role of Agatha Harkness. Now Hahn has become a sought after actress because of her performance in WandaVision. She played a charming as well as a suspicious character in the series.
Previously Hahn has acted in many comedic roles. The characters she played always energized the shows. For instance, she appeared in Parks and Recreation as Jennifer Barkley who is the campaign manager for Bobby Newport. But Hahn also showed her ability to play serious roles. She played as depressed empty-nester, Eve in the series Mrs. Fletcher. But these roles did not offer Hahn the recognition she deserved. Now because of her role as Agatha Harkness in WandaVision she has become a fan favorite and a household name.
The character twist in WandaVision
Agatha Harkness’s character first gets introduced in the series as the noisy neighbor of Wanda and Vision. Hahn described her character as “always in their business”. But in the end, the fans come to know that Agatha Harkness power witch who is trying to steal the magic of Wanda. Even though Agatha Harkness power is well enough for her, she wants to naturally have the power Wanda possesses. So it maddens her to see Wanda use the most powerful of magic with ease. That is why she is the antagonist in the series. But what makes her character amazing is its various dynamics. Agatha Harkness is a mentor, friend, and also the villain of Wanda. But Hahn portrayed all the aspects of the role really well.
Agatha Harkness is a witch with power. But she tries to become like Wanda that makes her grow antagonist feelings against her. This is a complicated role but Kathryn Hahn performed it incredibly well.