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Sara Vilkomerson
January 13, 2012 AT 07:21 PM EST

Get ready to brush up on your knowledge of the Beat Generation: EW has confirmed a Variety report that Elizabeth Olsen has joined Daniel Radcliffe in Kill Your Darlings. The Martha Marcy May Marlene star will be playing Edie Parker, girlfriend and eventual first wife of  Jack Kerouac, and Radcliffe will be playing Howl poet Allen Ginsberg in the film, which focuses on the events of 1944 at Columbia University and the  murder of David Kammerer by Lucien Carr (played by Dane Dehaan). Filming will reportedly begin in March.

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