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the Marvel Cinematic Universe It’s packed with icons, fan favorites, and cult heroes, but not everyone is instantly excited about every new face that’s introduced to the world’s biggest and most popular franchise.
Perhaps the best example to date is Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda Maximoff, who spent her first six and a half years as little more than a baseliner, before the one-two punch of Wanda Vision Y doctor strange in the multiverse of Madness transformed Scarlet Witch into one of the most popular figures in the MCU.
On a similar note, fans on Reddit have been sharing the specific scenes that helped turn opinion around, and the original poster began by highlighting how Anthony Mackie’s debut Sam Wilson finally won them over during Captain America: The Winter SoldierThe climactic action sequence of the third act.
For many commentators, Tom Holland’s Peter Parker heaving debris over his head to escape certain doom cemented him as Spider-Man in their eyes, while many fans believe Chris Hemsworth’s Thor has never been better than he was in Avengers: Infinity Warwhere his unwavering determination to kill Thanos carries him throughout the story.
Black Widow interrogating Loki in the Avengers showed many MCU enthusiasts that there was much more depth to Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff than we’d seen up to that point, but it’s fascinating to see what heavy hitters haven’t instantly made their way into the hearts and minds of Marvel fans since. a long time ago, even if they managed to get there eventually.