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Kathryn Hahn Reveals How She Built Up Her Version Of Agatha Harkness For WandaImaginative and prescient




In 9 episodes, Marvel’s WandaImaginative and prescient took the world by storm. Both Marvel and non-Marvel followers discovered themselves having fun with the sitcom-inspired collection and the brand new characters it launched. Among these new characters is Agatha Harkness, performed by Kathryn Hahn.

Hahn has performed various humorous characters in comedic tasks together with Bad Moms and Mrs. Fletcher. In a latest interview with the A.V. Club, Hahn dished on what it was like breaking into the Marvel scene.

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Most actors that be part of the MCU dive into the historical past of their characters and Hahn was no totally different. She mentions that at first, she did a ton of analysis about Agatha and was given a “huge binder” from WandaImaginative and prescient producer Mary Livanos, that lined Agatha’s in depth appearances in Marvel Comics. With Agatha rising in so many points, Hahn revealed that ultimately, she “kind of had to throw all that away.” Instead, Hahn recognized what she discovered to be the consistencies of Agatha’s character.

In Hahn’s eyes, Agatha remains to be a witch, a nanny, a mom, and was nonetheless in New Salem. While Hahn thinks that even in Westview Agatha nonetheless is these issues, she was pulled towards Westview due to Wanda’s magic and went there seeking the magic that succeeded the information she had cultivated for thus a few years.

Even although Agatha didn’t at all times have the purest intentions, Hahn does discover a piece of herself within the witch. She mentions that witches are at all times linked to one thing pure on the earth. This can also be evident in Agatha’s costume, as Hahn mentions her collaboration with costume designer Mayes C. Rubeo, who integrated vines into Agatha’s costume. The pure side of Agatha is what Hahn finds herself figuring out with, particularly in her physicality. In what Hahn refers to as Agatha’s “full witch mode,” she admits that the basic really feel of Agatha with soiled matted hair, nails, and her hand gestures, reminds her of when she was “a scrappy kid in Ohio.”

While Agatha is considered the villain of WandaImaginative and prescient, Hahn did not need her to really feel that approach all through the whole present. As Hahn factors out, Wanda and Agatha might have been mates, mentors, and even mom and daughter. As complicated as Agatha and Wanda’s on-screen relationship is, Hahn mentioned that Elizabeth Olsen was a scene associate she was capable of be taught so much from.

WandaImaginative and prescient is now streaming on Disney+.

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Source: AV Club