Why is Pietro played by a different actor?
Evan Peters has played Quicksilver/Peter Maximoff (close enough to Pietro, right?) in the X-Men franchise since Days of Future Past in 2014. One of the most important reasons for having different actors play the same character is due to studio interference.
Why did Marvel recast Pietro?
WandaVision had to recast Pietro to further solidify its sitcom influences, and it undoubtedly sets up some bigger surprises in the weeks to come. To see how all this plays out, keep checking in with WandaVision every Friday on Disney+.
Why did Evan Peters play Pietro in WandaVision?
X-Men actor made a surprise appearance in Marvel series Appearing on The Empire Film Podcast, Schaeffer revealed why Peters had been cast in the series, explaining the casting was partially motivated by “the fan reaction” and that the character was meant to “mess with Wanda’s head”.
Is Pietro a different actor in WandaVision?
WandaVision creator Jac Schaeffer has revealed why Evan Peters was cast as Wanda’s brother, Pietro, in the Marvel–Disney+ series. Jac Schaeffer said in a new interview that Peters, who portrayed Pietro/Quicksilver in the X-Men and Avengers franchises, made casting sense due to his recognisability.
Why are there 2 Quicksilvers?
The problem stemmed from Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch being both X-Men characters and Avengers in the comic books. (They started as X-Men villains and then reformed and joined the Avengers.) So the MCU and 20th Century Fox split them up between the two companies.
Is Peter Maximoff the same as Pietro Maximoff?
In the comics, Quicksilver’s real name is Pietro Maximoff. In the movie, his real name is Peter Maximoff.