‘Doctor Strange’ Update: Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored To Cameo In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

By Kevyn Cortez | 2 years ago
‘Doctor Strange’ Update: Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored To Cameo In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Benedict Cumberbatch, who is set to play as Marvel’s "Dr. Strange," has been caught in a circulating rumor on the internet. It was said that he might make a cameo appearance in next year’s ”Avengers: Age of Ultron.” For more details on this story read on.

According to Comicbook.com, the idea of the "Sherlock" actor's cameo after he was cast as Marvel’s reshoots for the Avenger sequel. Marvel has not released any information on what the reshoots might entail, leading to many speculations from fans that it might involve Cumberbatch.


The “Avengers: Age of Ultron" is the eleventh installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will follow the events of the original film. With S.H.I.E.L.D.’s abolition on “Captain America: Winter Soldier” and the Avengers needing a hiatus from stopping threats, Tony Stark creates Ultron, a self-aware, self-teaching, artificial intelligence, who can assess threats and control Stark’s Iron Legion. However, things go awry as his plan quickly backfires when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy and sets out to eradicate them from Earth. The superhero team will confront newcomers Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, as well as, the Vision.

The original cast will be suiting up to reprise their respective roles: Cobie Smulders, Don Cheadle, Hayley Atwell, Thomas Kretschmann and Stellan Skarsgård  reprise their roles from previous MCU films as Maria Hill, Col. James “Rhodey” Rhodes, Peggy Carter, Baron Wolfgang von Strucker and Erik Selvig. Claudia Kim was cast as a scientist and friend of Tony Stark while Andy Serkis is playing an undisclosed role in the film. James Spader plays central villain Ultron. Avengers’ co-creator Stan Lee is set to make a cameo appearance.

Paul Bettany, who voiced J.A.R.V.I.S. (Tony Stark’s AI butler) in previous films, will now play the synthezoid Vision, an android who is able to control his density, which enables him to phase through walls, fly or have a diamond-hard near invulnerability.  The Vision will be joined by Magneto’s twins, Pietro Maximoff, and Wanda Maximoff/Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen respectively.

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is scheduled for release on May 1, 2015 in North America in 2D and IMAX 3D. There you have it for the latest update on "The Avengers: Age of Ultron." For more news and updates about upcoming movies, check Movie News Guide (MNG) regularly.

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