Marvel Star Elizabeth Olsen Is OK Leaving Stunts to the Pros

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Elizabeth Olsenquite famous, has done many of her own stunts In her career in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. MLately she has been doing most of her stunts herself Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, where she was main opponent. That doesn’t mean she’s ready to be one Full-time daredevilHowever.

WBut she doesn’t mind doing stunts now and thenOlsen told Stephen Colbert in an interview The Late Show that it “might have been a waste of everyone’s time because a stunt double does it so much better”.

“A waste of everyone’s time” – Elizabeth Olsen on her own stunts in the MCU films

“I’ve done so many Marvel movies!” Olsen laughs. She recalls getting too giggly when doing wire work because she felt like her “stomach just left her.” Some people love that feeling. she is not a fan

Olsen gives a concrete example: “There is one [stunt] In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness where I had to be dropped and landed from 30 feet. They wanted to drop me pretty fast to make it look like it had an impact, but I kept landing like Peter Pan, sort of like fencing? I thought, ‘Just use double. This is so ridiculous – there’s a doppelganger for a reason. Like, replace face… ‘They do it all the time.

for some reason-somehow unknown to Olsen, it seems – the filmmakers ddecided to use her take in the film. “And they used it! I land looking like Peter Pan! As if I were fencing. It was ridiculous.” Olsen praises the available technology and said she still filmed almost every stunt in the film. “I kept waiting [my Jack Nicholson] moment—” she says, referring to his role in Witches of Eastwickwhere the film ends with NichOlson covered with feathers. She describes being soaking wet, covered in oil and dripping with blood. “At what point are we just going to blow feathers at me because this is getting ridiculous!”

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