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admin   /   April 24, 2013

Elizabeth Olsen has suggested that growing up as the younger sibling to famous child stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen was “abnormal”.

The Martha Marcy May Marlene actress opened up about her childhood in a recent interview with Asos.

I did lead a very charmed life growing up, but I was aware of the things that were abnormal. The only time I flew first-class as a kid was when my sisters did these cruises called ‘Sail With The Stars’. They were the main event… other than that, never.

Elizabeth went to reveal that she has gown very close to sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley as she’s grown older.

Mary-Kate and Ashley have celebrated my birthday with me every year since I’ve been in New York, my last four birthdays, and it’s been so special. When you have a fight with a boyfriend or a friend, or whatever, they’re here.

Last year, Elizabeth admitted that constantly being compared to Mary-Kate and Ashley has been difficult at times.

Source: Digitalspy.com

admin   /   September 30, 2012

Between 1996 and 1998, a Japanese manga series called Old Boy was published. Written by Garon Tsuchiya and illustrated by Nobuaki Minegishi, it remains a cult classic and has since been turned into a 2003 South Korean film of the same (contracted) name by Park Chan-wook, with an American remake by Spike Lee on its way next year.

Cast in the remake of Oldboy is Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene; more recently, Liberal Arts), and as she was in the Empire Podcast booth recently for an interview, the topic of the controversial remake naturally came up (the conversation starts at 51.47).

It’s going to be a different story, just because, one, it takes place in a non-descript city in America, and, two, it’s ten years later, so technology is different. It’s practicalities that have had to change. It’s not trying to redo the film – it’s coming at it from a different view. As well as focusing on the primary source of the Korean film, for our film there’s also the Japanese Manga, so we’re using the primary source of the illustrated novel, really.

Olsen plays Marie, a caseworker charged with investigating the past of the film’s hero. The original film itself played quite loosely with its source material, with the manga’s hero, Shinichi Gotō – a man who, after a decade in a private prison, is suddenly freed and sets out to find his captors – turned into Choi Min-sik’s somewhat different Oh Dae-su. Spike Lee, in turn, has cast Josh Brolin in the same role, which boasts the wonderful name of Joe Douchett.

I like to compare it to Let Me In and Let The Right One In. Those aren’t the exact same films, but they’re just a different take on the same story.

Let Me In, alas, was not as warmly received as the original it was based on, so hopefully Lee’s take on both the Old Boy books and the original film will fare better at the box office – and not offend too many diehard Chan-wook fans.

Lee’s Oldboy is shooting right now and is set for a 2013 release. Liberal Arts, Olsen’s current film, is out in the UK on October 5.

Source: EmpireOnline.com

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