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While Legendary Pictures awaits a Frank Darabont rewrite on its “Godzilla” script, the studio continues to assemble its cast, entering talks with Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston to co-star.
Aaron Johnson is also in talks. Sources stress that no deals will be done until the finished script materializes.
Gareth Edwards is directing with Warner Bros. distributing. Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni will produce along with Mary Parent, who helped produce “Pacific Rim” for Legendary.
Character descriptions, along with other plot details, are under wraps for now.
Pic will bow May 16, 2014, with production expected to start next month. Awaiting a rewrite, Legendary found it important to lock in its leads to make its March start time.
Best known for her breakout role in the 2011 Sundance pic “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” the Gersh-repped Olsen has largely stuck to her indie roots with roles in “Kill Your Darlings” and “Liberal Arts.” She does have FilmDistrict’s remake of “Oldboy” set to bow later this year, but “Godzilla” would mark her first tentpole feature.
Olsen had been on the lookout for a franchise pic with Paramount showing interest for her on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot and testing for “Captain America: Winter Soldier,” for a role that eventually went to Emily VanCamp.
With “Breaking Bad” going into its final season, Cranston’s schedule should be opening up for more film roles. The UTA-repped actor was able to squeeze in Sony’s “Total Recall” and Warner Bros.’ “Argo” while also filming a 16-episode season of the AMC show.
The Martha Marcy May Marlene star enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts after high school in 2007 and has been alternating between classes and film jobs for the past few years, even studying abroad in Russia in 2009.
And now all her hard work has paid off.
Olsen, who majored in theatre, tells Us Weekly, “It was not easy, but I always made it a priority. Obviously the degree is not going to do much for me now. Maybe I can hold it over my future children’s heads.”
And the 23 year old plans on celebrating her big achievement with family and friends.
She adds, “(It’ll be) just a dinner with a couple friends and my parents. All my friends graduated three years ago!”
February 4, 2012
Elizabeth Olsen has confessed she is too easy going to live a rebellious life.
The Liberal Arts star plays Jack Kerouac’s wife Edie Parker in new film Kill Your Darlings, and though she found the lives of beat poets Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Borroughs inspiring, she wasn’t tempted to follow suit.
Elizabeth said: “It’s a crazy time period, I was reading everyone’s autobiographies from that time, even though I really didn’t need to, and it was so fun, it makes me feel like this was the best time to ever have experienced New York city.”
She added: “I live a less rebellious life, I feel. I’m kind of okay with living in a system and their whole thing was breaking the system, and I’m kind of happy not trying to put up a fight.”
Daniel Radcliffe plays Ginsberg in the film, and Elizabeth also recently worked with another Harry Potter star, Tom Felton, on love story Therese Raquin.
She said: “It’s funny because I’ve also worked with Tom Felton, so now it feels like I have a large group of the Harry Potter clan.
“Working with Dan with awesome. I was only on set for a week but I like being part of ensemble pieces and so it was a fun group of people.”
Elizabeth is nominated for the EE Bafta Rising Star Award and is planning a warm outfit to wear to the ceremony on Sunday February 10.
She revealed: “I haven’t even tried anything on. It’s always terrifying at the last minute. I wish I could just wear a coat to tell you the truth, but that would be too rebellious for me!”
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February 2, 2013
Mary-Kate and Ashley have made it known that they’ve given up the film game for good and have proven themselves, again and again, as adept fashion designers and moguls. However, the younger Olsen? It seems as if, though her sisters have retired, acting is her true calling. And as far as the critics are concerned, Elizabeth Olsen is certainly doing her high-profile name proud.
Olsen is, in person, like a moving statue — absolutely graceful and poised, and if you couldn’t recognize her very Olsen-ish looks or the actress from one of her indie hits, it would be pretty obvious she’s something special just by the way she enters a room. She seemed to glow, even though her simple makeup consisted of cheek highlighter, mascara, and a low-key Fresh tinted-lip treatment. Yet, once she started speaking, the statuesque qualities quickly disappeared and we quickly saw a friendly, expressive, and totally relatable young lady…just a young lady who is breathtakingly, preternaturally beautiful.
Fashion week is coming up. So, where are we going to see you.
“Um, The Row, duh! Obviously I’ll be there. But I also hope to go to Rodarte, rag & bone, and Alexander Wang, too. But The Row is clearly my main goal to hit.”
Obviously. You must get the best perks as a little sister. Because your sisters are in fashion, do you think you put more pressure on yourself to wear great red-carpet looks?
“Honestly, the more I think about it, the more self-conscious I get. To me, my sisters are the best at what they do. I just look at them and think, ‘Wow, they can wear anything.’ I just try to take inspiration from them.”
In your new movie Very Good Girls, you play the more bohemian part to Dakota Fanning’s privileged young Brooklynite. We even heard you played guitar. Will you keep that up?
“Yeah! I totally loved playing guitar. I practiced every day while we were planning for the movie. In fact, my finger-picking was so much better than my strumming. When I was watching the movie, I can see myself strumming and it looks so awkward to me now! I’ve gotten so much better. But yeah, I love it. I think playing music is a perfect hobby for me.”