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Marvel Releases 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Synopsis

11:59 AM 9/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
Eager for a studio-sanctioned glimpse of what's about to go down when Avengers: Age of Ultron hits the big screen on May 1, 2015? Good news, superhero fans -- Marvel has released the first official synopsis for the Avengers sequel, including a hint of what triggers the fateful conflict between our heroes and the evil AI who tries to send them to their doom.

How An iPad App Helped Tommy Lee Jones Film The Homesman

2:32 PM 9/10/2014 by Fred Topel
The Homesman
The Homesman is Tommy Lee Jones’s fourth film as a director. It is set in the frontier as a woman (Hilary Swank) takes a job transporting three women for mental care, and hires a man she saves from hanging (Jones) to help her along the way. Jones combined 35mm film and digital cameras to get the right look of The Homesman.

Kevin Feige says James Spader as Ultron will "subvert expectations"

joblo.com – It has been a while since we have heard about Ultron in THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON aside from knowing that Joss Whedon is planning a revision to the robotic villain's origin story. With the Marvel Cinematic Universe playing fast and loose with all sorts of origins and stories, why not give Ultron an update to keep pace with where the various superhero franchises are headed. 6 years 21 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Adds Thomas Kretschmann

2:31 PM 1/15/2014 by Jeff Giles
Thomas Kretschmann
What, you thought one villain was enough for The Avengers: Age of Ultron? Pshaw. He might be the baddie who's bad enough for the sequel's title, but ol' Ultron (voiced by James Spader) will have to share the shadows with at least one other villain -- and we've just learned that he'll be played by Thomas Kretschmann.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson Confirmed for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

7:32 PM 10/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Joss Whedon has lined up one whopper of a cast for The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but just like Jell-O, there's always room for Aaron Taylor-Johnson: confirming months of rumors, he's just been added to the lineup for the Avengers sequel, in which he's set to play the speedy mutant known as Quicksilver.

James Spader Playing 'More Than a Voice Role' in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

8:49 AM 10/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
No matter how he's presented, James Spader as the titular murderous robot in Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron seems like brilliant casting -- as he's currently proving in his NBC series The Blacklist, Spader excels at playing queerly creepy, dispassionate bad guys, and his villainous vibe should be perfect for the voice of the frighteningly powerful Avengers adversary.

James Spader Will Provide More Than Just A Voice For Avengers: Age of Ultron

wegotthiscovered.com – When James Spader was announced as Ultron in August, it was also revealed that he was Joss Whedon’s first choice for the role. Most people attributed that to the control and range of Spader’s voice, but Kevin Feige says that the studio selected him to play the villain in Avengers: 6 years 42 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Elizabeth Olsen Confirmed for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

7:01 AM 10/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
Elizabeth Olsen
It takes a lot of moxie to break the cone of silence around a Marvel Studios production. Fortunately for information-hungry fans, Samuel L. Jackson has no shortage of the stuff -- and since he's in pretty much all of the studio's films, he can spill plenty of beans when he wants to.

James Spader Talks Ultron, Joss Whedon Promises More Black Widow for 'Avengers 2'

3:34 PM 9/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Black Widow
It's still very early going behind the scenes of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but even if he loves a good filmmaking secret, writer/director Joss Whedon isn't the type to keep everything firmly under wraps, a la J.J. Abrams. So while we wait to see an honest-to-gosh trailer, we can count on gobbling up a few morsels of information about the hotly anticipated Avengers sequel between now and 2015 -- such as the tidbits recently dropped by Whedon and James "Ultron" Spader.

James Spader and Scarlett Johansson on Avengers: Age of Ultron

comingsoon.net – With "The Blacklist" premiering tonight on NBC, star James Spader has been doing a lot of interviews and naturally Avengers: Age of Ultron came up. He will play the villain Ultron in Joss Whedon's sequel, hitting theaters on May 1, 2015. 6 years 45 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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