It’s been a busy week over in the land of Marvel.

Elizabeth Olsen is reportedly in talks to join Joss Whedon’s Avengers: The Age of Ultron as Wanda Maximoff, AKA Scarlett Witch – character who can reshape reality and alter probabilities.

Whether her characters origins as Magneto’s daughter will be touched upon remains to be seen. But we won’t be holding our breath since Magneto remains the property of 20th Century Fox.

Rocket Racoon

Rocket Racoon

Meanwhile, Bradley Cooper has signed on to voice Rocket Racoon in James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, joining an impressive ensemble cast that already includes Karen Gillan, Vin Diesel, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Lee Pace, Benicio Del Toro, John C Reilly, Michael Rooker and Glenn Close.

Guardians of the Galaxy is due for release next year, while Avengers: The Age of Ultron is set for a 2015 release.

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