Elizabeth Olsen's upcoming thriller "Silent House," about a young woman (Olsen) who becomes trapped in her family's summer home, sounds plenty scary, and Olsen admits that filming it freaked her out a bit.
"It took a long time to wind down from this movie," Olsen said. "It was a lot," noting the fact that the movie is presented in real time, made to look like one continuous shot, which heightens the tension.
"It’s just a whole new way of watching an event," Olsen said. "It’s exciting to figure out how all of this fear and terror can happen in real time without any [obvious] camera tricks."
But it's actually water, the 23-year-old actress revealed, that terrifies her.
"I think it’s because I watched kind of every movie growing up as a kid - I was the youngest of four - [and] I loved these movies, but I do have a genuine fear of water because of 'Jaws.' That was definitely my first understanding of what sharks were...Just like my first experience with spiders was from 'Arachnophobia,' so [I'm] just totally scarred."
Spiders is another fear, but it sounds like Steven Spielberg's 1975 classic has left a lasting impact. Olsen says she won't even watch 2003's "Open Water," which was made by Chris Kentis, who co-directs "Silent House."
"I knew of the film when it came out cause my brother’s a huge fan of it, and he and I have very similar taste and I trust his judgment. But I won’t, I just won’t see it," she says. "'Cause I’m truly, genuinely - I wouldn’t be able to sit through it and probably [would] have to turn it off."
That being said, she "was excited to work with the people who made that terrifying film" to create "Silent House," which opens March 9.
Silent House, Bouncy House is more like it.
She's a lot cuter and less anorexic (and less doped up) than her older sisters.
Lets hope she stays that way. Yes, so much prettier and fresh faced than her sisters but all those movies and things her sisters did clearly took a toll on the way they look. The pressure to stay thin is causing so many young girls to get sick.
MMM, tasty... I want one...
I grew up nowhere NEAR an ocean, and that movie freaked me out. Didn't even want to swim in a lake!
Don't worry about lakes, there is no dolphins like jaws in them.
So this girl is sisters with Mary Kate and Ashley?
Yea, they are triplets.
She's the youngest Olsen.
Im surprised she doesnt have a fear of zombies(or at least anorexic older sisters)
Oh yes, can't help but think of Jaws when I'm by the ocean. That movie scared the h3ll outta me the 1st time I watched it!
I like thrillers/horrors and this is a movie I would like to see. Seems as thou it would be pretty good.
How ya like that trolling now? Do you have a little bit of understanding yet?
I have a huge fear of spiders, too. I see one and I scream like a little girl- 'Mommieeeee'!
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