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Did the INCREDIBLES 2 Trailer Secretly Reveal Its True Villain?

It only took fourteen years to get a glimpse at what happened to the Parr family after The Incredibles, but the first real trailer for Incredibles 2 hit this week and it’s going for a full superhero Mr. Mom riff! Yes, it’s true. Mr. Incredible is staying at home to take care of the kids while Elastigirl is taking on a bigger role as she helps the superhero population make a comeback. And while we know that the Underminer will be menacing the Parr family in the sequel, the trailer may have given us a glimpse of the story’s true villain. Today’s Nerdist News is hitting the trouble alarm and pointing fingers at the new big bad!

There are potential spoilers ahead for Incredibles 2. Consider yourselves warned!

Join host and the only babysitter that Jack-Jack can’t intimidate, Jessica Chobot, as she identifies the sequel’s villain as Bob Odenkirk‘s Winston Deavor. Winston’s the seemingly nice guy who is behind Elastigirl’s PR blitz and supposedly a big fan of superheroes. But if you recall the first Incredibles, Mr. Incredible thought that he was working for the good guys too before it was revealed to be a lie.

While speaking to Cinemablend, Odenkirk made a point of saying that he couldn’t answer a question about whether Winston was a villain. He may have been kidding, but the pieces seem to fit. Mr. Mom had the boss of Teri Garr’s character try to woo her away from her husband, and it just so happens that one of Elastigirl’s jealous ex-boyfriends played a big part in earlier drafts of the first film. That would be Xerek, a character who went on to make his debut in The Incredibles comic book series.

Much like the Expanded Universe, those Incredibles comics have been rendered non-canon. But we think there’s a strong possibility that Xerek’s motivations could be transferred to Winston. Plus, Winston’s sister is Evelyn Deavor. As in “evil endeavor.” Not very subtle, Pixar! This may be speculation for now, but we’re fairly certain that the Deavor siblings are ultimately up to no good.

Who do you think is the real enemy in Incredibles 2? Let’s discuss in the comment section below!

Images: Pixar/Disney

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