Elizabeth Olsen’s cinematic prowess has been a known quantity since her feature-film debut, in the 2011 drama Martha Marcy May Marlene. Now the 31-year-old is reprising her Avengers role of Wanda Maximoff in WandaVision, a new mini-series on Disney+. Co-starring Paul Bettany, it pays homage to classic sitcoms from the 50s to the 90s—a balm for these troubled times. On the eve of its debut, she shares a few of the key components to the good life. —Ashley Baker
Bag: A fanny pack.
Bedtime: Depends on work, the season, and the mood.
Birthday: February 16, 1989, around dinnertime.
Breakfast, weekday: Hard-boiled eggs with kimchi.
Breakfast, weekend: Toast with avocado, smoked salmon, and a fried egg.
Car: Prius. They’re efficient and can fit way more than you’d think.
Child: I’d love to have one or two.
Cocktail: Fred Jerbis amaro with a dash of Fever-Tree club soda and a lemon round.
Cocktail appetizer: Inka Corn nuts, Castelvetrano olives, and Pecorino.
Dinner, weekday: A home-cooked meal with Robbie [Arnett, Olsen’s fiancé].
Dinner, weekend: A home-cooked meal with friends.