ROLL CALL: Elizabeth Olsen To Play Scarlet Witch In Avengers: Age of Ultron?
First Published: August 21, 2013 1:40 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
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Witchy Woman: The “Avengers” sequel casting rumors continue! According to Bleeding Cool, actress Saoirse Ronan has passed on the role of Wanda Maximoff, The Scarlet Witch, (sister of Quicksilver and daughter of Magneto) and now Elizabeth Olsen is the lead contender in the running for Joss Whedon’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” In the comics, Scarlet Witch has the power to tap into mystic energy for reality-altering effects. “Kick-Ass 2’s” Aaron Taylor-Johnson is rumored to be the actor tapped to play the super-fast Quicksilver. Elizabeth and Aaron will also co-star in the upcoming “Godzilla” reboot together.
Anybody Need Any Laundry Washed?: Because “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harrington is putting his insane washboard on display in this photo from the upcoming “Pompeii.” Will Kit ever not be in an old timey outfit while acting? But we doubt anyone is looking at his clothes.
Party In The Back For Ri!: Rihanna has stepped out with yet another new ‘do, this time opting for a mullet – with a bit of a rat rail. Check out the singer’s new look.
Party Downstairs!: Oh Lindsay Lohan, you might be doing better, but you still left the house without any pants on. All the best, Roll Call.
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