Rumor: Joss Whedon and Marvel Eye Elizabeth Olsen for THE AVENGERS 2 as the Scarlet Witch

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It looks like Saoirse Ronan (Hanna) may have passed on the role of Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers 2.   Now, it appears as if Whedon and Marvel have turned to Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) to play the heroine.   If Olsen seals the deal, she’ll star opposite Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass 2), who is the frontrunner to play Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver in the sequel.  While Ronan certainly would have been a capable performer on both the action and dramatic fronts, Olsen has yet to disappoint in her young career.  Hit the jump for more.

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