Marvel’s Disney Plus series Agatha: Coven of Chaos has added Sasheer Zamata.
Deadline reports that Sasheer Zamata has officially joined the cast of Agatha: Coven of Chaos, the latest Marvel Studios series coming to the Disney Plus streaming service. The identity of her character is currently a mystery.
Sasheer Zamata is an actress and comedian who is best known for her work as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. After ending her four-season run at SNL in 2017, Zamata went on to star in the satirical horror film Spree opposite Stranger Things actor Joe Keery, as well as the television shows Woke and Home Economics.
Is Eric André also in the upcoming Marvel series?
Eric André is also rumored to appear in at least one episode of Agatha: Coven of Chaos, though his involvemement in the series remains unconfirmed at the time of this writing. André was last seen in Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities at Netflix.
Agatha: Coven of Chaos is a WandaVision spin-off series that revolves around Kathryn Hahn’s Agatha Harkness. The series is being developed by Jac Schaefer, the head scribe and executive producer of WandaVision and one of the writers behind 2019’s Captain Marvel and 2021’s Black Widow. Another spin-off series focusing on The Vision is currently in the works at Marvel Studios.
In addition to Kathryn Hahn, Agatha: Coven of Chaos features Joe Locke, Aubrey Plaza, Ali Ahn, Maria Dizzia and Emma Caulfield. Most of the cast members are playing Marvel Cinematic Universe newcomers, but Caulfield is reprising her WandaVision role, playing Westview resident Dottie Jones, a.k.a. Sarah Proctor.
Production on Agatha: Coven of Chaos is expected to kick off later this month, with the series rumored to be using the working title “My Pretty.” The series is rumored to consist of 9 episodes, with the first one debuting in Winter 2023 on Disney Plus.
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