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Friday 31 July 2015

Olsen set for Kill Your Darlings

Published 13/01/2012 | 11:12

Elizabeth Olsen will star alongside Daniel Radcliffe
Elizabeth Olsen will star alongside Daniel Radcliffe

Elizabeth Olsen will join Daniel Radcliffe in upcoming movie Kill Your Darlings.

The 22-year-old actress - who is generating Oscar buzz for her turn in Martha Marcy May Marlene - will play Edie Parker, the well-to-do, art student girlfriend of Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) in the thriller, reports Variety.

Harry Potter star Daniel will play Allen Ginsberg in the flick, which will focus on a 1944 murder at Columbia University, which helped spawn the Beat Generation.

Dane Dehaan has also joined the cast of the film, which is expected to start shooting in March.

Elizabeth, who is the younger sister of famous twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, has several weighty projects in the pipeline. She will be seen in upcoming thriller Red Lights and it has been reported that she will be starring in period drama Therese Raquin alongside Glenn Close.

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