Elizabeth Olsen to star in `The Avengers` sequel?

Los Angeles: Actress Elizabeth Olsen is reportedly in talks to join the cast of superhero film `The Avengers: Age of Ultron` as Scarlet Witch.

The 24-year-old is said to replace Irish actress Saorise Ronan as the frontrunner for the role, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Directed by Joss Whedon, the cast of the `The Avengers: Age of Ultron`, includes actor Robert Downey Jr., Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chris Hemsworth and Scarlett Johansson.

The movie is set to release May 1, 2015.