WandaVision: 10 Biggest New Reveals From EW's Cover Story And Stills

6. Paul Bettany's Reaction To His MCU Return

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The Vision was killed in Avengers: Infinity War...twice. The first time, the Scarlet Witch reluctantly destroyed the Mind Stone in his head, but when Thanos used the Time Stone to reverse that, he then tore it from the android's head (leaving him a greyed out shell).

Somehow, he's returned for WandaVision, news which came as a surprise to Paul Bettany after he'd filmed two death scenes for the Avenger.

"I thought I was being brought in to be let go," he reflects. "I thought Kevin was doing the decent thing and bringing me in, and he and [executive producer] Louis [D’Esposito] were going to tell me, ‘It’s been a great ride, and it’s over.’ So it was a really pleasant surprise for me and my bank manager, too, obviously."

That last part is obviously a joke, and Bettany later admitted that he was blown away by the entire sitcom experience. "I thought, God, I’ve ruined my whole life," the actor laughs. "I should have been doing sitcoms all this time."


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