Elizabeth Olsen is an actress who has become a household name in the entertainment industry. She has played various roles in movies and television shows, but one of her most notable roles is that of Wanda Maximoff, also known as Scarlet Witch, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In this article, we will take a closer look at the Marvel movies Elizabeth Olsen is a part of and her role in them.
Who is Elizabeth Olsen?
Before delving into her Marvel movies, let’s get to know Elizabeth Olsen a little bit better. She was born on February 16, 1989, in Sherman Oaks, California.
She is the younger sister of famous twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Elizabeth began acting at a young age and continued to hone her craft until she landed her breakout role as Martha in the critically acclaimed film Martha Marcy May Marlene.
Marvel Movies Elizabeth Olsen Is A Part Of
Elizabeth Olsen made her first appearance as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch in the post-credits scene of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. However, it was not until Avengers: Age of Ultron that she had a significant role in a Marvel movie. Since then, she has appeared in several other MCU films.
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Wanda Maximoff and her twin brother Pietro are introduced as experiments created by Hydra who gain superhuman powers after being exposed to the Mind Stone. They join Ultron’s team before eventually switching sides and joining the Avengers.
Elizabeth Olsen’s portrayal of Scarlet Witch was well-received by audiences and critics alike. Her character’s abilities include telekinesis and reality-warping powers.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
In Captain America: Civil War, Scarlet Witch is a member of the Avengers who becomes involved in a conflict with the government over the Sokovia Accords. She is also instrumental in stopping Crossbones’ attempt to bomb a building in Lagos.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
In Avengers: Infinity War, Scarlet Witch joins the Avengers in their fight against Thanos and his minions. She also shares an emotional relationship with Vision, who is killed by Thanos when he takes the Mind Stone from him.
Elizabeth Olsen’s performance in Avengers: Infinity War was praised for its emotional depth and intensity.
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Scarlet Witch has a small but pivotal role in Avengers: Endgame. She attends Tony Stark’s funeral and helps to defeat Thanos’ army during the final battle.
Elizabeth Olsen has played Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff in four Marvel movies to date. Her portrayal of the character has been widely praised, and she has become an integral part of the MCU. With her upcoming Disney+ series WandaVision, fans are excited to see where her character will go next.
- Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
- Captain America: Civil War (2016)
- Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
- Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Elizabeth Olsen’s performances have been memorable and have left audiences wanting more. As one of Marvel’s most powerful characters, it will be exciting to see where she fits into the future of the MCU.