Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver to Appear in Age of Ultron



Though we haven’t had official word from Marvel, Samuel L. Jackson Elizabeth Olsen will be playing the Scarlet Witch in Age of Ultron. Casting of Quicksilver is still at the rumor stage, though Aaron Taylor-Johnson seems pretty likely.  I don’t know much about Olsen so I have no real opinion on the announcement. BUUUUUUUT Wanda and Pietro Maximoff are both mutants.

That’s right, I said it. MUTANTS.

As far as I know, Fox still owns the movie rights to the X-franchise which means the rights to the term “mutant.” Does this signal the possible return of X-Men to the Marvel proper universe? Or will Marvel have to come up with clever ways to refer to their abilities?  I could imagine someone saying something like, “Hey, asshole, don’t use the ‘M’ word around me” or “wow, their powers are inhuman.” Some shit like that. Although in the case of Wanda, they could just call her a magic user.  Still, they’re mutants and you can’t really get around that.

A proper Avengers vs. X-Men movie would give fandom the hardest nerd boner in the history of nerdom.

From: Superhero Hype