Agatha: Coven of Chaos Casts Parks and Rec Star Aubrey Plaza as Major Antagonist, Sets Stage for Kit Harington’s Dark Knight Return

The first television series from Marvel Studios, Wanda Vision is set to release its spin-off titled Agatha: Chaos Coven in the winter of 2023. Now, according to the latest updates, the show is going to feature Aubrey Plaza as a major antagonist in the series. While the show itself is based on the Wanda Vision antagonist Agatha Harkness played by Kathryn Hahn, the Parks and recreation The star is rumored to play Morgan le Fay on the show.

Aubrey Plaza Agatha Convent of Chaos
Aubrey Plaza joins Agatha: Coven of Chaos

Agatha Harkness was first featured in Elizabeth Olsen’s starring role Wanda Vision and didn’t take the time to become an instant fan favorite. At first, she was introduced as the neighbor of main character Agnes, but the show later revealed that she was the show’s main villain, Agatha Harkness, a powerful witch.

What is Aubrey Plaza’s role in Agatha: Chaos Coven?

It was recently announced by Deadline that Aubrey Plaza is chained to Kevin Feige’s fortress in the upcoming Agatha Harkness series. Even though the MCU is silent on his role, some solid sources claim that the Criminal Emily The actress plays one of Marvel Comics’ main magic users, Morgan le Fay.

Morgan Le Fay Marvel Comics
Morgan Le Fay in Marvel Comics

Morgan le Fay is also one of the comics’ iconic female antagonists. But very interestingly, this appearance of Morgan le Fay will not be the first. The final season of the Hulu Marvel series Runaways also showed the character played by Elizabeth Hurley. It also casts doubt on whether Plaza is playing the same role on the show or someone else.

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Morgan le Fay’s background suggests that the character is inspired by the character of the same name known for centuries in Arthurian legends. She is half-fairy and half-human born to Princess Igraine of Avalon. The character is often shown in the comics with his nephew Mordred. Together, the duo pulled off many naughty tasks. Surprisingly, his appearance in Agatha: Chaos Coven also sets the Black Knight to return to MCU frames.

Black Night’s relationship with Morgan le Fay

Kit Harington
Kit Harington as Dane Whitman in Eternals

Morgan le Fay first appeared in issue 1 of the Black Knight comics. The character is one of the most prominent enemies of the original Dark Knight, Sir Percy of Scandia. She later also had confrontations with her descendant and another Dark Knight, Dane Whitman.

Dane Whitman is also featured in the ongoing MCU timeline portrayed by the game of thrones famous Kit Harington. The character was introduced in director Chloé Zhao Eternals. In the film’s post-credits scene, Dane Whitman has opened a chest containing the iconic Ebony Blade, while Blade’s voice asks if he’s ready to use it.

Dark Knight in Marvel Comics
Dark Knight in Marvel Comics

Whether The White Lotus star is really set to play Morgan le Fay, the Agatha: Chaos Coven The series is very likely to establish a connection between her and Dane Whitman’s Black Knight.

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An overview on Agatha: Chaos Coven

The series stars Kathryn Hahn in the lead role with Joe Locke in an undisclosed role, with Emma Caulfield Ford reprising her. Wanda Vision role of Sarah Proctor, and now Aubrey Plaza in another mysterious role.

WandaVision / Agatha Harkness
Kathryn Hahn as Agatha Harkness

It was first announced on Disney+ Day in 2021 when it was originally titled Agatha: House Harkness. Marvel Studios hasn’t revealed much about the plot of the series, we last spotted the witch when Elizabeth Olsen’s character trapped her in Westview in her character of Agnes. She was revealed to be a survivor of the Salem Trials.

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Earlier, Elizabeth Olsen claimed that there were no plans for her Wanda Maximoff aka Scarlet Witch to return to the Agatha Harkness series. So it’s highly unlikely that Olsen will be spotted in the upcoming series. We’ll now have to wait until 2023 to find out just how true all of this turns out to be in the series filled with sorcery and magic of all kinds.

Agatha: Chaos Coven will be released in the winter of 2023, while Wanda Vision and Eternals can be streamed on Disney+.

Source: Deadline

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