EVENING STANDARD – Wind River actress Elizabeth Olsen has built up her reputation working on a string of acclaimed indie films.
But the star is worried that becoming too much of a household name could make her on-screen characters less believable.
The 29-year-old even said she had to think twice about joining the cast of the blockbuster Avengers movies as Scarlet Witch.
She told A List: “I did and I still do [have concerns]. I still think, ‘Uh! Who would I have worked with if I hadn’t done a superhero movie?’
“And then you’re like, ‘Ah forget it’. It’s a woulda shoulda coulda kind of thing.
“I did think about [the difference] because it’s an association — an image thing — and you still want to be taken seriously for other kinds of story-telling.
“You also don’t want to get bigger than your characters ever — there are some actors that are hard to watch because you think of them as [a famous character]… and so you’re like, ‘I can’t think of you as this person who’s a janitor…’ ”
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