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Welcome to , Elizabeth Olsen Source, your best source for all things related to Elizabeth Olsen. Elizabeth's breakthrough came in 2011 when she starred in critically-acclaimed movies "Martha Marcy May Marlene" and "Silent House". She made her name in indie movies until her role in 2014 blockbuster Godzilla and then as Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff in Marvel's Captain America: Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War. Her recent starring role in Facebook Watch's "Sorry For Your Loss" included her first Executive Producer position. Enjoy the many photos(including lots of exclusives!), articles, and videos on our site!

Elizabeth defends Tom Hiddleston’s Hank Williams casting: ‘He’s gracious – and he nailed it’

 

DIGITAL SPY – Elizabeth Olsen has defended co-star Tom Hiddleston’s casting as Hank Williams in their upcoming movie – claiming that he “nailed” his performance as the legendary singer.
The Avengers: Age of Ultron star – who was awarded Movie Actress of the Year at last night’s Elle Style Awards – ​plays Audrey Mae Williams​ opposite Hiddleston in Marc Abraham’s I Saw the Light, ​set for release later this year. ​

 

She told ​Digital Spy​: “I know some people were confused by why he was cast as the part, but you won’t think twice about when you watch the movie.”

 

Olsen also spoke about co-starring with Jeremy Renner in upcoming political thriller Windy River, and playing Scarlet Witch in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.

 

TV Actress of the Year Liv Tyler, All Saints, Ellie Goulding, Nick Grimshaw and Inspiring Woman of the Year Karlie Kloss were also in attendance at yesterday’s star-studded ceremony at the Tate Britain.

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(Photos) ‘I Saw The Light’ Nashville Premiere

Thanks to our friend Holly we added HQ images of Lizzie to yesterday’s Nashville Premiere of I Saw The Light. Enjoy them in our gallery!



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Hank Williams Biopic ‘I Saw The Light’ Lands At Sony Classics

DEADLINE – Sony Pictures Classics said it has acquired worldwide rights to the Hank Williams biopic I Saw The Light, the movie that stars Tom Hiddleston as the iconic country singer. Marc Abraham wrote and directed the pic that chronicles Williams meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life. Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whitford, David Krumholtz and Cherry Jones co-star. No release date was announced.

RatPac Entertainment’s Brett Ratner and Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert produced the film with G. Marq Roswell and Abraham, who wrote the script based on the Colin Escott biography. RatPac’s James Packerand Jason Cloth of Creative Wealth Media Finance executive produced. Sony Classics, which had a label-record 18 Oscar nominations this year, said it has been “actively talking with Brett Ratner about becoming involved” with I Saw The Light for a long time.”

The Avengers star Hiddleston, a Brit, was tapped for the role of the Country & Western legend last summer and sings such Williams standards as “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and “Hey Good Lookin’ ” after the film’s backers made a deal with Sony ATV to secure rights to the Williams music catalog. The singer died at age 29 of heart failure.

Elizabeth Olsen Joins Tom Hiddleston In Hank Williams Biopic ‘I Saw The Light’

DEADLINE – Elizabeth Olsen has joined the cast of RatPac Entertainment and Bron Studios’ I Saw The Light, the film about the life of country western singer Hank Williams. Deadline’s Mike Fleming broke the news this summer that Tom Hiddleston nabbed the Williams role and will be singing classics like “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and “Hey Good Lookin’”. Olsen will play Williams’ wife Audrey Mae. Marc Abraham is directing from his own script about Williams’ meteoric rise to fame, and the price that fame took on his personal life. He died at age 29 of heart failure.

Pic is based on the biography by Colin Escott and is produced by RatPac’s Brett Rather and Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert, along with G. Marq Roswell and Abraham. James Packer will executive produce for RatPac Entertainment. I Saw The Light is also a Creative Wealth Media Finance co-production. Olsen recently completed filming her superhero role in Marvel’s Avengers: The Age of Ultron after co-starring in Legendary’s monster hit Godzilla. She’s repped by The Gersh Agency, Brillstein Entertainment and Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern, LLP.