Aubrey Plaza is joining Kathryn Hahn in the upcoming Marvel Studios series “Agatha: Coven of Chaos” on Disney+. Diversity It is known from the sources.
The series is a spinoff of the Marvel show “WandaVision,” with Han reprising her role as Agatha Harkness. Exact plot details, including the character Plaza will play in the show, are being kept under wraps. Emma Caulfield Ford will also reprise her role as Dottie from “Wandavision” in the new series, while Diversity Exclusively reported that “Heartstopper” star Joe Locke will also star in “Coven of Chaos.”
As has been the case in the past, Marvel does not comment on projects they are working on. Representatives for the Plaza declined to comment.
The role marks a reunion for Plaza and Hahn, as both previously appeared on the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” in which Plaza played April Ludgate, while Hahn played political strategist Jane Barkley in roughly a dozen episodes. Plaza is currently starring in the second season of the HBO anthology series “The White Lotus” as well as the FXX animated series “Little Demon.” She is best known for her roles in shows like “Parks and Recreation” and “Legion”. In features, she has starred in projects such as “Dirty Grandpa,” “Ingrid Goes West” and “Emily the Criminal.”
The Plaza is repped by CAA, MGMT Entertainment and Schreck Rose.
Diversity A “Coven of Chaos” special was reported in October 2021, with Disney officially confirming the news in November of that year. Jac Schaefer, head writer and executive producer of “WandaVision,” returns to that role for “Coven of Chaos.”
In “WandaVision”, Hahn begins playing Agnes, Wanda and the Vision’s nosy neighbor, before it is revealed that she is Agatha Harkness, a powerful witch. In the Marvel comics and series, Agatha is shown to be a survivor of the Salem Witch Trials and is more than a match for Wanda, aka the Scarlet Witch. When viewers saw her in the “WandaVision” finale, Wanda traps Agatha in Westview and uses her powers to force her to revert to her Agnes persona.
“WandaVision,” the first live-action MCU show on Disney+, earned 23 Emmy nominations in its debut, including one for Han for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series. One of the show’s wins came in the Best Original Score and Lyrics category for the song “Agatha All Along”, which was used as part of Hahn’s character’s reveal that she didn’t appear.