‘WandaVision’ Is the Weird Disney+ ‘Hit’ That Could Change Streaming’s Future

‘WandaVision’ Is the Weird Disney+ ‘Hit’ That Could Change Streaming’s Future
Before Wanda and Vision welcomed the world into their routinely remodeled home, there were a lot of questions surrounding the MCU’s first Disney+ original series.

“So it’s a TV show… that’s part of a film series?”

“If it’s about superheroes, why does it look like an old sitcom?”

“This is streaming, right? So what’s the deal with releasing one episode per week?”

WandaVision,” the nine-episode investigation into how Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) copes with the lasting effects of the “Avengers” movies, practically begs viewers to figure out what it is; at first, it looked like another big, glossy, franchise ushered in by the industry’s collective pivot to streaming, like Amazon Prime Video’s “Jack Ryan,” Netflix’s own Marvel shows, or “The Mandalorian” before it. As studios and distributors looked to own their own shows instead of licensing from others, there was an additional investment in IP-mining,
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