In early 2021, Marvel Studios kicked off its rollout of Marvel TV exhibits out there unique to Disney+ subscribers with WandaVision, with Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany naturally reprising their roles. One of many different acquainted faces who returned for this story was Randall Park’s Jimmy Woo, who got here to Westview, New Jersey to trace down a lacking witness in safety, however by the point WandaVision concluded, we by no means discovered the identification of this witness. Almost three years later, it pleases me that this thriller has lastly been answered because of a deleted scene being launched titled “Ankle Bracelet.”
Happening throughout “The Sequence Finale” after the Hex surrounding Westview has collapsed, this deleted WandaVision scene shared by IGN exhibits Jimmy talking to considered one of his fellow FBI brokers about retaining an eye fixed out for the lacking witness since they nonetheless want him to testify. Jimmy muses it ought to be simpler to identify him now that “every part’s again to regular,” however as he walks off to a different space of city, we see that this witness is none aside from Evan Peters’ Ralph Bohner, the actor who stuffed in as Pietro Maximoff whereas Westview was beneath the Hex.
Whereas many MCU followers thought Peters would possibly’ve truly been taking part in a tweaked model of Wanda’s precise brother, who was beforehand performed by Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Avengers: Age of Ultron, on condition that he performed Quicksilver in three of Fox’s X-Males motion pictures, it turned out that Ralph Bohner was only a Westview resident being enchanted by Agatha Harkness’ darkish magic to mess with Wanda’s head. However with the Hex gone and Agatha reverted again to her Agnes persona, Ralph is now again to his regular self and seen taking some pliers from a firetruck to snap off his monitor bracelet so the FBI can’t monitor him. Watch the scene for your self under:
I received’t say the thriller of Jimmy Woo’s witness was one thing that was occupying plenty of Marvel followers’ minds as we approached the third-year anniversary of when WandaVision started airing, however I for one am glad this matter has lastly been settled. As for why that is being launched now of all instances, that’s as a result of WandaVision is being launched on 4K Extremely HD Steelbook and Blu-ray Steelbook on November 28. So similar to while you’re watching the Marvel motion pictures so as on dwelling media, you’ll now have the ability to view an assortment of particular options, together with deleted scenes like this one. Loki Season 1 and The Mandalorian’s first two seasons are additionally getting bodily releases.
Though WandaVision was a one-and-done affair within the MCU, the aftermath of its occasions have since been explored in Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity and The Marvels, and there’s additionally the newly-titled Agatha: Darkhold Diaries on the way in which and a Imaginative and prescient Quest collection in growth. In the meantime, the superhero franchise will decide again up subsequent yr with the discharge of Echo’s episodes on January 10, and the following of the upcoming Marvel motion pictures is Deadpool 3 for July 26, 2024. As for whether or not we’ll see Ralph Bohner once more, nicely, maybe that’s a thriller that’s higher left untouched.