Elizabeth Olsen, known for her role as the Scarlet Witch or Wanda Maximoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is ready to take a step away from the character. She’s now ready to do more versatile roles and look beyond just being known for a single role all her lifetime. Even though her portrayal of Scarlet Witch brought her several accolades including an Emmy Award nomination, she plans to diversify her portfolio and do more.

Olsen’s last appearance as Wanda was in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness in 2022.

Elizabeth Olsen: Frustrated with her Marvel Run?

Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch
Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch

Elizabeth Olsen first starred as the Scarlet Witch in Avengers: Age of Ultron. She later appeared in Infinity War and Endgame. She even made her appearance in Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and then led in the highly acclaimed series WandaVision.

Despite playing such important roles in Marvel and the projects that were successful both critically and commercially, Olsen is now drawn towards some unique projects that can offer her some challenges. She isn’t frustrated with her Marvel run but instead wishes to do more and learn more, presenting audiences with something outside her Marvel character, while trying to create a balance for herself.

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Elizabeth Olsen
Elizabeth Olsen

In an interview with The Times of London, she said,

“Specifically in the last four years, my output has been Marvel.”

She added,

“I don’t want… It’s not that I don’t want to be associated with just this character. But I really feel like I need to be building other parts back up for balance. I so much want to do films right now. And I hope some of them come together in the way I feel like they can. But yeah, that’s something that I need. I just need other characters in my life. There’s no longevity in one character.”

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Elizabeth Olsen Before and Beyond Marvel

 Scarlet Witch update
Scarlet Witch

Before Olsen joined Marvel, she starred in some movies like Wind River and Ingrid Goes West, which the actor claims to be really proud of. As per The Hollywood Reporter, when talking about the films Olsen did before she joined the  MCU, she found them to be different and incomparable. She even said that she wanted more of such diversity in her life and variations satisfy her.

Even though this news might seem a bit disappointing to some of the fanatics of superhero movies, there are many who are personally excited to see where the new direction will take Olsen’s career. She is an intriguing personality, and since Martha Marcy May Marlene was released in 2011, she has spellbound audiences with her amazing performances. As of now, the actress has made it clear that she wants more from her career.

Elizabeth Olsen
Elizabeth Olsen

Recently, she starred in Love & Death, HBO Max’s miniseries based on Candy Montgomery’s true story.

Managing both her personal and professional life, Olsen now seems to be much more hopeful and open in both respects.

WandaVision is available for viewers to stream on Disney+.

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Source: Decider

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