Kathryn Hahn debuted as Agatha Harkness last year in the first Marvel Disney+ series WandaVision. Hahn received praise for her portrayal of the series’ main villain, and she became known for the catchy signature song Agatha All Along. Last November, Marvel Studios officially announced Agatha: House of Harkness, a spin-off series in which Hahn is set to reprise her role. This has left many questions over our heads. Despite loving Hahn’s performance of the character, it was surprising that Marvel Studios will actually give Agatha a standalone project. Still, if we need to take it or leave it, we take it.
The series was announced in November 2021, and the production is set to begin this year. Although Disney didn’t offer any info about the release date, there’s a rough idea of when the series could premiere. According to the Writer’s Guild of America, Agatha: House of Harkness is listed as a comedy show set for the 2023-2024 TV season, which indicates that the series will drop on Disney+ in late 2023 or early 2024. Still plenty of waiting in front of us.
It’s not known if the series will be set before or after the events of WandaVision. The series starring Elizabeth Olsen gave us a good look at Agatha’s origin story which could be further explored, but the ending of the series also left the door open for Agatha’s return after everything that happened in Westview. WandaVision finished with Wanda imprisoning Agatha in Westview as a nosy neighbor. So, will this upcoming series show us more of Agatha’s past, or Agatha trying to free herself from Westview, remains to be seen.
Jac Schaeffer, the creator of the head writer of WandaVision, returns as both creator and writer for Agatha: House of Harkness. She will also executive produce the project with Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige. Kathryn Hahn is the only actor confirmed for the series so far. There were some talks about Elizabeth Olsen reprising the role of Wanda, but Olsen said she’s not in the series (as far as she knows for now), but she would love to work with Hahn again.