Wandavision: how & when to watch on Disney Plus, plus what to know

Avengers: Endgame ended Marvel Studios’ “Infinity Saga” in 2019, and because … well, that’s about it. The COVID-19 pandemic cleaned the Marvel release calendar tidy, bumping occasion movies like Black Widow and Eternals, and the studio’s theoretical very first TELEVISION series, The Falcon and the Winter Season Soldier, to 2021. Now we’re getting WandaVision on Disney Plus rather — and by all accounts that’s simply great. Who doesn’t like a breather?

However with all the release mayhem (not to discuss all the basic mayhem) that continues to make January 2021 one giant head-spinning craze, the release of WandaVision is anything however regular for Marvel, which is accustomed to huge bests, substantial buzz, and prepare for 800 more tasks. OK, it has that last base covered. However what’s the real prepare for WandaVision?

Here are a couple of responses in order to control any telekinetic headaches that may be ailing you.

When does WandaVision best on Disney Plus?

Unlike network tv premieres, Netflix, Disney Plus, and the rest of the banners leave audiences in consistent concern of when their brand-new programs in fact show up on the platform. According to Disney Plus sources, brand-new episodes of WandaVision are anticipated to premiere on the service every Friday quickly after 12 a.m. PST. And unlike Mulan, there’s no additional charge to see Marvel’s brand-new occasion series — if you have an account, you’re great.

WandaVision season 1 episode release dates

Unlike The Mandalorian, Disney Plus is taking a hint from Amazon’s current rollout of The Young Boys and dropping 2 half-hour episodes at the best. Then each of the program’s subsequent 7 episodes will show up every Friday. Here’s the tentative schedule (pending abrupt changes):

  • WandaVision season 1, episode 1 and 2: Jan. 15
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 3: Jan. 22
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 4: Jan. 29
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 5: Feb. 5
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 6: Feb. 12
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 7: Feb. 19
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 8: Feb. 26
  • WandaVision season 1, episode 9: March 5

Is WandaVision based on any comics you should read beforehand?

Want to do some homework before the big premiere? Though the story of WandaVision is expected to be created wholecloth for the MCU, savvy comic experts have noticed how it melds elements of classic Avengers books, Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Finch’s House of M, and Tom King’s celebrated mini-series Vision. Here’s a crash course.

And while you don’t have time for a complete Marvel movie marathon, you can catch Age of Ultron, Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War on Disney Plus for a taste of Wanda and Vision’s saga thus far.

Is WandaVision good?

Time will tell how the reality-bending series will play for diehard Marvel fans who love their post-credit teasers or the ones who just program up to see Tony Stark punch a big purple doof in his big purple doof face, but it’s certainly one of the MCU’s most far-out entries yet. The one essential thing to know prior to cueing it up on Disney Plus on Friday? It’s not getting the tradition baton from Avengers: Endgame and getting ready for Stage 4. The old-fashioned comedy pastiche goes through its veins, and is amusing in its own right. Read our complete evaluation for a non-spoiler take on why it works up until now.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.