Vision Resurrected: Marvel is Brining Back Paul Bettany’s Superhero for New Disney+ Series

You can’t keep a good superhero down, especially not Paul Bettany’s Vision, who will be returning once again to lead a brand new Marvel series on Disney+.

Bettany’s red-skinned, Infinity Stone-charged superhero (it’s the Mind Stone, to get technical), one of the more tragic figures in recent Marvel lore considering his death at the hands of Thanos in Avengers: Infinity and his bittersweet resurrection in Disney+’s WandaVision, will return to center a new series from the studio. While we don’t have a title yet, word is the new series will premiere in 2026, led by Star Trek: Picard showrunner Terry Matalas. Marvel has already opened the writer’s room.

Bettany’s Vision has appeared in one form or another in multiple MCU films—first, as simply the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S. (Just a Rather Very Intelligent System), Tony Stark’s all-seeing AI in the Iron Man franchise, then as the near-holy superhero in Avengers: Age of UltronCaptain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War. It was in Infinity War that Vision became one of Thanos’s first Avenger casualties, murdered for the Mind Stone that he has lodged in his forehead. But then, Vision was resurrected by Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) in WandaVision, although without any memories from his past, only to once again perish by the end of the series when Wanda removed her spell.

The new Vision series will be the third in this particular witchy corner of the MCU’s Disney+ universe, following the events in both WandaVision and the upcoming spinoff, Agatha All Along, which stars Kathryn Hahn reprising her WandaVision role as the witch Agatha Harkness. That series will premiere on Disney+ in September.

The new Vision series and Agatha All Along join plenty of Marvel action on Disney+, including Daredevil: Born Again and Ironheart, both set to premiere in 2025. Marvel will also follow up their recent animated series X-Men 97 with two more animated offerings, Eyes of Wakanda and Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man. Over on Prime Video, Marvel has Noir, which will star Nicolas Cage as Spider-Man Noir, reprising his role from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Variety first reported on Vision’s resurrection.

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Featured image: Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios’ WandaVision. Courtesy Marvel Studios.


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