Are Quicksilver and Pietro Maximoff the same person?

Are Quicksilver and Pietro Maximoff the same person?

His name was Pietro Maximoff, otherwise known as Quicksilver. He was, ostensibly, the brother of Wanda Maximoff, the so-called Scarlet Witch and protagonist of the aforementioned WandaVision.

Why did they change the actor for Pietro Maximoff?

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 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.

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 Ralph Bohner Peter Maximoff?

Ralph Bohner posing as Pietro Maximoff was a meta-reference to Peter Maximoff, the character portrayed by Evan Peters in the 20th Century Fox X-Men movies, which are not set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

What is Quicksilver’s mental illness?

Mental Illnesses: Pietro has undergone mental breakdowns, episodes of mental illness, and severe depression. According to his sister, Pietro is a textbook sociopath which causes him to ruin his relationships through manipulation and force.