Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Jack Huston, Ben Foster, Michael C. Hall
In Theaters: July 13th
Elizabeth Olsen is not only a vivacious and engaging young actress, but she is also a full time student at New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.
Elizabeth Olsen on ‘Silent House’: “Because there was not much dialogue, the only arc to create was the journey of fear”
Though she gained rave reviews in the 2011 Sundance Film Festival release Martha Marcy May Marlene, Elizabeth Olsen also starred in another film that debuted at Sundance 2011, the horror film Silent House, which is finally being released this month.
In Theaters: March 9, 2012
Interview: Martha Marcy May Marlene’s Elizabeth Olsen and Sean Durkin on How She Was Cast, Her Training and the Odd Title
Elizabeth: “I’m really interested in trying to create a long career for my entire life”
John Hawkes: “If something is written pretty strong you can play the opposite of it to interesting effect”
Playing a character fueled by his own cult of personality and mostly using his chilling voice as his weapon of choice is a definite stretch for most actors, but Hawkes elaborated on how he managed to create his portrayal of Patrick.
Martha Marcy May Marlene is an outstanding first film from director Sean Durkin and features a couple incredible performances by Elizabeth Olsen and John Hawkes.
A lot of times with female relationships and young women [in the movies], it’s either ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ or catty b–,” Olsen explained. “I just have a problem with that. They’re supposed to be either as perfect as how they’re portrayed on Disney or as mean as they’re portrayed in high school movies. And in real life it’s neither of those.”