Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress known globally for her role as Scarlet Witch in movies of Marvel Cinematic Universe. Her breakthrough role came in the year 2011 when she starred in the independent thriller drama ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’. She was nominated for and won many critics’ awards at various film festivals and award shows. Olsen portrayed a very titular character named Martha, a girl suffering from paranoia and delusions after fleeing from her life in a cult and returning to her family.
She next played the role of Sarah in the remake of the horror film ‘Silent House’. The movie received mixed reviews but Olsen’s performance in the movie was praised by the critics and audience. In 2012, she starred in ‘Red Lights’ and Josh Radnor’s film ‘Liberal Arts’. She starred in 2013’s ‘Very Good Girls’ with Dakota Fanning. In 2013, Olsen was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award. She then appeared as Marie, a young social worker who develops a relationship with the protagonist, played by Josh Brolin in the American remake of the South Korean movie ‘Oldboy’. Olsen then portrayed Edie Parker, Jack Kerouac’s wife and the author of the Beat Generation memoir You’ll Be Okay, in ‘Kill Your Darlings’.
In 2014, she starred opposite Bryan Cranston and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Legendary’s ‘Godzilla’ reboot. Olsen gained global recognition when she started playing Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She first appeared as the character in the mid-credit scene of 2014’s ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’. After that she appeared as Scarlet Witch in 2015 sequel to ‘The Avengers’, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, in 2016’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’, and 2018’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. There are rumors that a TV series starring her as Scarlet Witch alongside Vision is also in the works.
Olsen then appeared as Audrey Williams, Hank Williams’ wife, manager, and duet partner in the 2015 biopic ‘I Saw the Light’. The film starred Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams. In 2017, she starred opposite her MCU co-star Jeremy Renner in Taylor Sheridan’s directorial debut, ‘Wind River’. Olsen also played the role of Taylor Sloane in ‘Ingrid Goes West’ which released in 2017. In 2018, she produced and starred in the TV series ‘Sorry for Your Loss’. The show has received positive reviews from the critics and is also being loved by the audience. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Elizabeth Olsen movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the upcoming Paul Rudd film scheduled to release in 2019. We can only hope that the latest Elizabeth Olsen movie would be as good as some of her recent ones.
1. Avengers: Endgame (2019)
‘Avengers: Endgame’ is the sequel to 2018’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. It is the most anticipated movie of 2019. The expectations of fans are very high as “Avengers: Infinity War’ has risen the bar very high for the sequel. It will be the last film in the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Elizabeth Olsen will reprise her role of Scarlet Witch in the movie. Although she died in the previous film along with many other Avengers, she and others will be brought back by the remaining Avengers. The movie will also mark the end of an era in the MCU as it will be the last film for many actors and characers in this universe. The recently released teaser trailer of the film broke many records by amassing 289 million views across all platforms in the first 24 hours of its release. The box-office success of the film is a given but it remains to be seen how good the movie actually is and will it be able to reach the high bars set by ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. The film is slated to release on 26th April 2019.