Empire Online unveils exclusive images for the much anticipated Avenger sequel entitled “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The images released were from their magazine’s October edition. Read on to learn more about this movie update.
Comic Vine also reported that the said images from Empire Online contain shots of Jeremy Renner was sporting his new outfit of black and dark shade of purple for his role as archer Hawkeye. Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk and Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man appeared to be a brainstorming session.the newest addition to the Avengers cast, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen who will play Maximoff twins, Pietro and Wanda and their alter-ego as The Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, appeared in the post-credit scene of “Captain America: Winter Soldier.”
On the other han, the newest addition to the Avengers cast, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen who will play Maximoff twins, Pietro and Wanda and their alter-ego as The Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, appeared in the post-credit scene of “Captain America: Winter Soldier.”
“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 team must now stop Ultron’s nefarious plans and save the day except they will be hindered by new characters the Vision, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch.
The original cast will be suiting up to reprise with roles along with 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 respectively. 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 twin daughter and son, Pietro Maximoff and Wanda Maximoff/ Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen respectively.
“There’s a lot of clashing. He’s quick tempered. He gets agitated. He’s impatient. But he’s super protective,” Taylor Johnson explains as he describes his version of the speedster mutant Quicksilver in an article on Entertainment weekly.
On the other hand, Olsen who drew on her own family experience —from her close relationship with an older brother while seeing the bond between her twin-sisters, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.
“My understanding of twins is that they always balance each other out- When one’s high, the other one’s low. When one’s sick, the other one’s healthy. That happens, I think, a lot more often than not when people are really close as twins” says Olsen.
“They’re very yin-and-yang in that twin sense. In his power, he’s physical and she’s psychological. My character is very much on the frontline, but he can be quite emotional. You see this beautiful tenderness between them.” adds Taylor Johnson.
“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and James Spader.
The sequel was announced in May 2012, after the successful release of “The Avengers,” which grossed $1.51 billion worldwide, and became the third-highest-grossing film—as well as the first Marvel production to generate $1 billion in ticket sales. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” was primarily shot in location of Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, South Korea, and various locations around England. It is scheduled for release on May 1, 2015 in North America, in 2D and IMAX 3D.
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