Patti LuPone has joined the cast of Marvel’s very queer “WandaVision” spinoff | Popgen Tech


Patti LuPone during Sardi's Portrait unveiling for The Band's Visit composer-lyricist David Yazbek on June 7, 2018 in New York City

Patti LuPone during Sardi’s Portrait unveiling for The Band’s Visit composer-lyricist David Yazbek on June 7, 2018 in New York CityPhoto: Walter McBride/Getty Images

Broadway legend and LGBTQ+ icon Patti LuPone joins Marvel’s cast Agatha: Coven of Chaos. The casting announcement was first reported by Deadlineis the latest indication that Disney+ WandaVision The spinoff might be Marvel’s queerest series yet.

Led by WandaVision showrunner Jac Schaeffer, the series is set to star Kathryn Hahn reprising her role from the previous show as the campy titular witch, Agatha Harkness. Also included in the cast of the upcoming show White Lotus breakout Aubrey Plaza and Sasheer Zamata in unspecified roles.

Marvel fans thought so too HeartstopperJoe Locke, who joined the Agatha cast in November, may be playing a prominent gay character from the comics. The show actor seems like a perfect fit for the Wiccan role, one of the Scarlet Witch’s two strange children A younger version of the fan favorite character appeared in both WandaVision and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessfueling fan hopes for the teen superhero to appear in future Marvel properties.

LuPone’s role was also kept under wraps, but DeadlineNellie Andreeva reports that she was told that the Tony and Grammy winner may be playing a witch.

Meanwhile, as PinkNews report, fans on Twitter are expecting big gay energy from Agatha: Coven of Chaos.

“Oh the gays are WINNING,” one user wrote about LuPone’s casting.

“Obviously they’re doing this for the gays,” tweeted another.

Another speculated that LuPone might be tapping to produce another infectious earworm similar to Hahn’s Emmy-winning one. WandaVision song “Agatha All Along.”


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