‘WandaVision’: Why Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen Love Working With Each Other

by Jeremy Spirogis
Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen painting Vision and Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch. Their characters, all through the latter phases of the Infinity Saga, start to fall in love. 

Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen
Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen | The Walt Disney Company/Image Group LA by way of Getty Images

Their relationship fails to obtain the screen-time it wants to color the complete image, as narratives extra integral to the Thanos endgame (pun-intended) logically take precedence. Yet, with WandaVision coming to Disney+, MCU followers will lastly get an opportunity to take a deep dive into their romantic lives — with a wholesome dose of I Love Lucy-esque tributes and high-octane, action-centric thrills. 

WandaVision is ready to premiere on Disney+ in January of 2021, and Olsen and Bettany have already begun discussing the sequence. They revealed what it was wish to work on a undertaking that starkly contrasts their former MCU turns. They additionally discussed why they each deeply take pleasure in working reverse one another. 

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Why Paul Bettany enjoys working with Elizabeth Olsen 

During a latest interview with Entertainment Weekly, Bettany discussed working with Olsen, noting her punctuality as a significant plus. He shared: 

I really like working with Lizzie for a lot of causes. She’s extremely punctual. And, I’m too, and it drives me nuts when persons are late. And, she’s by no means lazy. She’s fastidious. She all the time involves set with an concept…

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Bettany explains that they each come to set with concepts they want to discover. Olsen notes that they textual content one another and collaborate behind-the-scenes as nicely; there’s a shared pleasure for the fabric between the 2. 

Olsen on working with Bettany for ‘WandaVision’

Olsen hinted that what she has liked most about working with Bettany in WandaVision is that the sequence a bit extra grounded in actuality and the simplicity of a loving, albeit bizarrely-constructed, dynamic. 

In earlier movies, Bettany is painted pink, and so they must blow up “something in his head” whereas Josh Brolin is sporting a “onesie” and a hockey glove, as Olsen notes. There’s loads of “imaginative things” at play in earlier movies, however on this sequence the 2 are “hamming it up like [they] have never done in [their] careers before,” Olsen notes. 

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Olsen explains that she and Bettany have these “inner children that met” on WandaVision. They have been given “license” to begin “swinging for the fences” as Olsen explains. Bettany feedback that there’s not “one moment undersold,” which ought to make for fairly the weird, but entertaining viewing expertise. With WandaVision, it’s in regards to the two characters — their relationship and the varied occasions that impression their lives.

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