Olsen has acquired criticism for abandoning her character’s accent over time, however she says it has been accomplished with objective.
Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch accent has been a subject of dialogue for Marvel followers ever because the actress made her MCU debut in 2015’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Olsen sported a thick accent from the fictional nation of Sokovia in “Age of Ultron,” however the accent had seemingly disappeared by the point of “Avengers: Infinity Conflict.” Now Olsen and Scarlet Witch are on the middle of the Disney+ tv sequence “WandaVision,” the place the character seems in American sitcom genres with an ideal American accent. Olsen defined Scarlet Witch’s ever-changing accent in a recent interview with Collider.
“The Sokovia accent was created by me and Aaron [Taylor-Johnson] and our dialect coach as a result of it’s a pretend nation and we might discover completely different sources of Slavic sounds,” Olsen stated. “We needed to verify it didn’t sound Russian as a result of Black Widow speaks Russian, and so we simply wanted to sound extra like Slovakian. So we created these sound adjustments that labored for Aaron’s British accent going to Slovakia mainly and my American accent in order that we sounded associated. After which impulsively, all these completely different characters needed to communicate it in numerous movies.”
Olsen continued, “The Sokovian accent took lots of time. It hasn’t gone wherever. There have been causes for every little thing. It lightened up when she began residing within the States, and in ‘WandaVision’ she is taking part in the function of being in an American sitcom and so it’s not gone. It’s completely nonetheless there.”
Joe and Anthony Russo, who directed Olsen in two “Avengers” motion pictures and “Captain America: Civil Conflict,” beforehand stated Scarlet Witch’s vanishing accent was an intentional artistic alternative. Because the filmmaking duo said back in 2018, “One is you’ll discover originally of ‘Civil Conflict’ that Black Widow is coaching her to be a spy, and two is she’s been on the run, and probably the most distinguishing traits that she has is her accent.”
Maybe as “WandaVision” continues and the spell of the American sitcom breaks, MCU followers will get to listen to Scarlet Witch return to her conventional Sokovian accent. The nine-episode Disney+ sequence airs new episodes every Friday.