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Who is Marvel’s ideal Scarlet Witch?

May 10th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

 It’s already been confirmed that the brother and sister pair of Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver will be in Avengers 2. And while it’s still 2 years out, the guys at SuperHeroHype say they have an idea of what they’re looking for in the role.

“Although Joss is still writing and probably not ready to send anything out to actors, for the two roles, they’re generally looking for actors in their 20s and we’ve heard word that the “prototype” for their Scarlet Witch is none other than Irish actress Saoirse Ronan. Except something to note is that they’re going “British” for the role rather than trying to have actors playing Eastern Europeans.”

If she is their prototype, will they offer her the role?

According to Kevin Feige, Marvel’s deal with Fox to use the character says that there won’t be any mention of the brother and sister being mutants or who their father might be (Spoiler: He’s got a magnetic personality!)

The Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver are two classic Avengers who joined the team way back in Avengers #16, cover-dated May 1965.

Let’s just say that Ronan gets the role, who should play her brother Pietro?  The word is they’re looking for “euro” and “edgy” for him.

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