Elizabeth Olsen linked to Avengers21st Aug 13 | Music & Movies
Elizabeth Olsen has apparently been tapped to play Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch in The Avengers sequel.Elizabeth Olsen could be set for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.Saoirse Ronan was originally tipped to take on the role of Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch, but according to Bleeding Cool the Irish actress turned down the part.Now director Joss Whedon apparently has his sights set on Elizabeth, the sister of twins Mary-Kate and Ashley and star of unsettling drama Martha Marcy May Marlene.The Avengers sequel will introduce the Maximoff brother/sister duo, with Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor-Johnson is already confirmed to take on the role of Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver.According to the website, American star Elizabeth would have to adopt a "European" accent should she take the part.The 24-year-old would be joining a cast that already includes Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man and Chris Hemsworth as Thor.Elizabeth recently spoke about what it feels like to watch her career go from strength to strength."If I were to ask myself a year ago whether this would be happening, I would not believe it. It's really exciting. It's also a little intimidating," she smiled to askmen.Elizabeth has had a very busy year already with films Kill Your Darlings and Godzilla.The Avengers: Age of Ultron has a May 2015 release date.
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