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 Avengersand Captain America movies. Elizabeth starred in and was an Executive Producer for Facebook Watch's "Sorry For Your Loss". She is currently starring in WandaVision,
the first Marvel TV Series on Disney+. She will also be in Marvel's Dr. Strange sequel and hopefully we'll see another indie movie from her! Enjoy the many photos(including lots of exclusives!), articles,
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Beautiful Ballad: Elizabeth Olsen attended the Cannes Lions Festival today, June 21, in Cannes. The actress, who attended a Spotify event for the festival last night, was at the event to take part in one of the festival’s Lumiere Sessions.
The panel in question was called, “Question Everything”, and was hosted by Disney x Hyundai. During her panel. Elizabeth spoke about her recent work, how she questions every role she takes, becoming a better actor, and so much more.
PEOPLE: A new gag reel shared exclusively with PEOPLE shows stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen in silly blooper moments behind the scenes of the Marvel movie, which becomes available on digital June 22.
Olsen, 33, laughs in one moment as she tries to be serious in character as the Scarlett Witch. While hoisted up in the air with wires, what appears to be leaves and debris flies onto her face, causing her to break during multiple takes.
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Cumberbatch, 45, shows off his dance moves in several other instances, along with costars Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong and Xochitl Gomez, who also playfully danced on set.
“Nailed it!” says Cumberbatch at one point in the montage, fully dressed in his Doctor Strange costume.
Gomez joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe as America Chavez, a young teen with the rare ability to travel the multiverse, in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. She told PEOPLE one of her favorite parts about filming was working alongside stars Cumberbatch, Wong and Olsen, the latter of whom Gomez said she was “literally in awe” of on set.
She said her costars were super supportive during filming. “One of my first days, Benedict Wong knocked on my trailer door, gave me his phone number, and was just like, ‘I’m here for you if you ever want to talk. If you feel a little overwhelmed, I’m here for you,’ ” she recalled.
“That was really sweet because as a 14-year-old girl, I was just like, ‘Oh my God. This is a lot.’ It’s such a huge character and [it’s a] big responsibility,” she added. “It was really sweet to have that support.”
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will be released on digital June 22, and on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD July 26.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Benedict Wong star in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, in theaters May 2022
PEOPLE: Elizabeth Olsen’s superhero story continues to expand.
On Wednesday, Marvel Studios released a teaser online for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, a standalone sequel for the Benedict Cumberbatch Avengers character after the 2016 installment.
In the teaser (which is included in the end credits of Spider-Man: No Way Home, now in theaters), Olsen’s Wanda Maximoff/Scarlett Witch returns, continuing her character’s storyline from her Disney+ series WandaVision.
“We tampered with the stability of spacetime,” Doctor Strange says in the trailer. “The Multiverse is a concept about which we know frighteningly little. … I never meant for any of this to happen.”
When Strange enlists the help of Olsen’s Wanda to get a grip on colliding universes, she references the events of WandaVision, saying, “I made mistakes and people were hurt.” She is later shown in the trailer in her full Scarlett Witch costume.
The trailer also shows Cumberbatch in dual roles, playing what appears to be his dark variant Strange Supreme, who previously appeared in Disney+’s What If…? series.
Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Benedict Wong also return for the sequel, which is directed by Sam Raimi — who previously directed the Tobey Maguire–led Spider-Man movies in the early 2000s.
Doctor Strange also appears in this month’s Spider-Man: No Way Home, which debuted to a massive opening weekend box office.
In March, Olsen, 32, told Variety about filming the Doctor Strange sequel so close to wrapping on WandaVision and how the stories inform each other. She earned an Emmy nomination for her performance in the limited series.
“I didn’t know my part in Doctor Strange until right before we got back to filming during the pandemic. We had two months left, and we’d filmed the majority of our show already,” she recalled at the time. “Really, I knew nothing until that moment when they pitched [Doctor Strange 2] to me verbally. So I tried, as much as I could, almost less so to have it affect WandaVision as have WandaVision affect it. I think that’s really been where the connection is. It’s almost like we’re trying to make sure that everything is honoring what we did [on the show].”
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is in theaters May 6.
I’m sad about Elizabeth and WandaVision not receiving any of the Emmys, especially Elizabeth. I know the category was stacked but I was hoping. But at any rate, we did get some beautiful looks at Elizabeth back to her normal blonde and a stunning new haircut and dress!
Elizabeth Olsen’s Bob Haircut at the Emmys Was Inspired by Grace Kelly (Can’t You Tell?)
POPSUGAR: Elizabeth Olsen looked like a dream on the red carpet at the 2021 Emmys. The WandaVision star showed up wearing an all-white gown by The Row, her sisters Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen’s brand, and she topped off the chic ensemble with a freshly chopped bob haircut and 1940s-inspired side-swept bangs.
Olsen’s hair was parted in a deep side part that gave her look some added drama, and it had a slight wave to it. Celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel, who Olsen often works with, is behind the look.
“I was immediately in love with the shape of her dress and wanted to create a similar silhouette with the hair,” Abergel said in a press release. “Her hair was cut into the perfect length bob, which helped me in designing a modern style. I pulled images of Lauren Bacall and Grace Kelly, and balanced them with references of minimalism to make sure the look felt modern.”
Abergel used Ghd and Virtue Labs products to get the sleek style, and he shared a few behind-the-scenes photos and videos of their glam time together on Instagram. He captioned one of the posts “New cut, New vibes,” and another video, “It’s all in the details,” which gave us a close-up look at her hairstyle.
VARIETY: Variety and PBS SoCal are gearing up for the 14th season of their Emmy-winning series “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.”
The new season, which premieres on June 18 on PBS SoCal, features Kaley Cuoco and Elizabeth Olsen, Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal, and Emma Corrin and Regé-Jean Page among the pairs.
This season’s conversations are: Kaley Cuoco (“The Flight Attendant”) with Elizabeth Olsen (“WandaVision”)
Ewan McGregor (“Halston”) with Pedro Pascal (“The Mandalorian”)
Nicole Kidman (“The Undoing”) with Chris Rock (“Fargo”)
Emma Corrin (“The Crown”) with Regé-Jean Page (“Bridgerton”)
Kathryn Hahn (“WandaVision”) with Jason Sudeikis (“Ted Lasso”)
Josh O’Connor (“The Crown”) with Anya Taylor-Joy (“The Queen’s Gambit”)
Bowen Yang (“Saturday Night Live”) with Jean Smart (“Hacks”)
Uzo Aduba (“In Treatment”) with Billy Porter (“Pose”)
Gillian Anderson (“The Crown”) with Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
The new season, filmed entirely from the actors’ homes, includes exclusive, one-on-one conversations between actors from potential Emmy-contending series.
Clips will appear on Variety.com a day before Variety’s Actors on Actors issue hits newsstands on June 9.
The four episodes will premiere on PBS SoCal on June 18 at 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., and re-air on KCET on July 2 at 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. All episodes will stream on pbssocal.org and on the free PBS Video app following their premieres. “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors” will air on PBS stations across the nation starting in June and on World Channel later this summer (check local listings).
“We are thrilled to present ‘Variety Studio: Actors on Actors’ to showcase this season’s top award-contending talent,” said Michelle Sobrino-Stearns, president and group publisher of Variety. “We are grateful to our wonderful partner, PBS SoCal, for continuing to support this multi-Emmy award-winning show.”
POPSUGAR: WandaVision has finally arrived, and it’s chock-full of hidden goodies for Marvel fans to devour! While the series is built upon a mystery that we’ll be spending a reported nine episodes trying to figure out, the smallest details in each episode provide clues on where the show is heading. From supermarket banners to foreboding commercials, viewers have an abundance of references and callbacks to classic comic lore and pivotal MCU moments. Are they setting the stage for a big reveal at the end, or are they just fun details included for fans to enjoy? While we try to figure it all out, scroll through to see what we’ve gathered! And check back every week for an episode-by-episode breakdown as WandaVision progresses.
WandaVision Episode 5 Easter Eggs
Wanda and Vision’s brand new house, suitable for a family of four, is reminiscent of homes in ’80s sitcoms such as Full House and Growing Pains.
When Agnes comes in to offer her babysitting help, she refers to herself as “Auntie Agnes,” which is eerily close to her comic counterpart’s nickname, Auntie Agatha.
An uncomfortable break in conversation leads Agnes to ask Wanda if she wants her to “take it from the top.” Though Wanda appears confused for a moment, she readily smoothes the conversation and carries on. Vision is visibly perturbed, though Wanda attempts to redirect his attention. It seems like the facade is fading all around.
To the surprise of their parents, Tommy and Billy age up five years while the two argue over Agnes’s break in character.
This episode’s opening sequence shows Wanda and Vision growing up, which we know didn’t happen in real life for the synthezoid. The theme song sounds very similar to those from Family Ties and Growing Pains, and consists of lyrics noting that “we’re just making it up as we go along.” Sounds pretty close to how things are going with Wanda and Vision!
When Wanda’s scans come back, they’re inconclusive and show up blank. Considering Monica gains her powers due to bombardment by extradimensional energies in the comics, it’s entirely possible that the blast from Wanda back in episode three, coupled with passing through the forcefield around Westview twice, have given her those abilities. We could be seeing the rise of Photon!
While Jimmy Woo is explaining Wanda’s backstory to the agents of S.W.O.R.D., Director Hayward asks if she’s ever used a “funny nickname” like the other Avengers. She hasn’t, in fact, she’s never been referred to as Scarlet Witch in the MCU ever. Since her powers are different from her comic book counterpart, there’s never been a reason for anyone to call her a witch.
That never-before-seen post credits scene from Infinity War has officially made its debut. Director Hayward reveals footage of Wanda entering S.W.O.R.D. headquarters to steal Vision’s disassembled body. The video harks back to a moment in the comics where Vision was kidnapped and taken apart — but still very much alive. Much like that Vision, the one in Westview has his memory wiped and doesn’t remember anything before he woke up in his new world. So, the question is whether Vision is actually alive or not. Wanda’s hallucination from episode four might suggest he’s a walking corpse, but there’s more to the story.
Jimmy mentions that Wanda’s stealing of Vision’s body violates the Sokovia Accords, which haven’t been mentioned since Captain America: Civil War. Unfunnily enough, the Accords were a direct response to the mission gone wrong in Lagos where Wanda lost control of her powers and caused the death of many civilians.
Darcy mentions that Vision is playing “Father Knows Best in Surburbia,” referencing the ’50s sitcom.
Tommy and Billy find a dog that, with the help of Auntie Agnes, they name Sparky. The Vision family has a dog with that exact name in the King and Walta comics, but he’s green. Sadly, he meets a similar fate as his live-action counterpart.
There have been some questions about whether filming for the multiverse movie was delayed slightly from when Cumberbatch was last informed. Olsen has already revealed that filming for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness would last until at least Christmas for her, but according to the latest Empire interview, Olsen is apparently already filming the Doctor Strange sequel in London.
In the expose on WandaVison in the latest issue of Empire, it was noted that by the time the issue was released, Elizabeth Olsen would be in London shooting Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Elizabeth Olsen actually specifies that she will be filming for Wanda’s character “back-to-back,” implying that she began filming for the Doctor Strange sequel shortly after filming wrapped for WandaVision.
“I’ve spent the last year with Wanda. And it’s actually incredible to go back-to-back because I feel I can contribute so much more now.”
WHAT THIS MEANS
Elizabeth Olsen’s filming schedule actually tells fans quite a bit about other productions since filming for WandaVision apparently reached an end around the beginning of November. At around the same time, Benedict Cumberbatch was on the set of Spider-Man 3 in Atlanta, Georgia, by at least the end of October.
If Elizabeth Olsen did indeed begin filming for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness shortly after finishing with WandaVision, that could imply that Benedict Cumberbatch didn’t shoot for long in Atlanta for Spider-Man 3. At a minimum, Cumberbatch could have been shooting in Atlanta for two weeks, maybe three.
Still, just because Olsen has started filming doesn’t automatically mean that Cumberbatch must be present too, as there are likely scenes with Wanda without the Sorcerer Supreme. Olsen and the team could film such scenes first before Cumberbatch arrives.
It is still unknown what kind of role Doctor Strange will have in Spider-Man 3. Still, considering it seems more and more likely that a multiverse element will be present in the movie, his role has to be more important than a small cameo like in Thor: Ragnarok.
Love and Death
Elizabeth as Candy Montgomery
Based on the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs and a two-part Texas Monthly series by the same authors, “Love & Death in Silicon Prairie.” Two church going couples, enjoying small town family life in Texas, until somebody picks up an axe.
Love & Death Starts April 27. 2023
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In this sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Hattie Harmony: Worry Detective by Elizabeth Olsen and Robbie Arnett, Hattie shares new tools for managing anxiety, just in time for opening night of the school play.
Real Name: Wanda Maximoff Birthplace: Sokovia First appearance in Comics: The X-Men #4 (March 1964) First appearance in MCU: 2014 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier Sibling: Twin brother, Pietro Maximoff aka Quicksilver ✝ Spouse: Vision ✝ Children: Wiccan, Speed Affiliation: Hydra(formerly), The Avengers(formerly) Close Allies: Steve Rogers, Clint Barton , Sam Wilson, Monica Rambeau, formerly Natasha Romanoff ✝
"Notably powerful, Wanda Maximoff has fought both against and with the Avengers, attempting to hone her abilities and do what she believes is right to help the world."
Seeing her parents killed in front of her, forced to lie beside a Stark bomb waiting for it to go off for days, and war-like state of her home, Wanda Maximoff had developed a very aggressive personality. She volunteered for Hydra's Baron Strucker's experiments then fought against the Avengers for a time due to her alliance with Ulton and hatred of Stark. But Maximoff turned against Ultron after discovering his plans to destroy the world. She has shown that she prefers to fight directly for what she believes in.
She has suffered a lot of tragedy in her life and has lost her parents, her twin, her husband(3 times), and her children. Not to mention her friends, Natasha and Steve.
Powers and Abilities
Psionics: Some of her powers come in part from the Mind Stone and include telekinesis, energy manipulation, and neuroelectric interfacing that allows her to both read thoughts and also give her targets waking nightmares.
Leviatation and flight
Chaos Magic - the limits of her Chaos magic hasn't been determined yet, but in WandaVision she created a hex over the whole town, had the residents mind controlled all of the residents, and created a house and other items she needed for her life in West View and brought to life a version of Vision. Shockingly, she created her twin sons, Billy and Tommy, who were born a day after she was pregnant.
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