Elizabeth Olsen has spent her career trying to set herself apart from her famous older sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, but understands their connection may have opened a few doors for her.
Speaking with Grazia, the "WandaVision" star acknowledged, "Nepotism is a thing and I'm very aware of it."
If she had things her way, however, Olsen maintains, "I've always wanted to do it alone."
The 32-year-old actress has found success within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, playing Wanda Maximoff in the "Captain America" and "Avenger" movies and later starring in the massively popular Disney+ series "WandaVision."
Olsen recalled her reaction to hearing the show's pitch for the first time, which was the MCU's first foray into television. "I thought it was perfect for television, and a very original idea that made me excited," she claimed, adding that the series was also a full-circle moment for her.
"I was a very hammy, performative child," described Olsen, influenced by the countless "Nick at Nite" reruns she would watch back in the day. "So, I do think I got to live out some sort of childhood dream doing the show."
Olsen was also thrilled to work with co-star Paul Bettany, who plays Vision, again, beaming, "He’s very precise, like me!"
Overall, she said she is curious to see what happens with her character, Wanda, who has been met with countless tragedies throughout her MCU storyline. "I see Wanda as a victim of extreme trauma, who does not understand how to process it," she noted. "She has been a human experiment."
As for Olsen's personal life, she doubled down on one thing: You will never see her on Instagram. The "Godzilla" star confessed, "I don’t think that I would like to use that tool to promote myself."
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