Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Opens May 1, 2015

The Walt Disney Studios announced a release date for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON,  the sequel to Marvel’s The Avengers.  The film will be written and directed by Joss Whedon who also wrote and directed the original film.  Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON will be released on May 1, 2015.  When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance.  As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Update July 25, 2015

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON arrives on Digital 3D, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere September 8th and on 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand October 2nd. The home entertainment release includes Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Making-of Featurettes, Gag Reel and more.

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Update April 30, 2015

Avengers = Good. Ultron = Bad. AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON = Fantastic! Click here for our spoiler-free review of Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON by Richard Woloski.

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Ultron (voiced by James Spader) ©Marvel 2015

 

Update April 29, 2015

Recap of Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Press Conference including full audio of interviews with Joss Whedon, Kevin Feige, and the entire cast, by Sarah Woloski.

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Update April 24, 2015

Printable activity pack with 15 coloring pages including Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, The Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Nick Fury, Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Ultron, and more.  Click on the link underneath the image to open the pack in a separate tab.  Be patient, the file is large and may take a few seconds to download.  Also character poster revealed for Vision.

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Printable Activity Pack of AVENGERS Coloring Pages

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Update March 16, 2015

Character posters released for Ultron, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet Witch.

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Update March 12, 2015

Marvel’s interview with director Joss Whedon continues where he discusses James Spader’s voice-over and motion capture work done to create Ultron.

Update March 4, 2015

All the character posters released for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (see below) led up to this – the latest trailer!

Update March 3, 2015

Captain America has arrived with his own character poster for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, and he’s looking serious.

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Update February 27, 2015

Character posters for Nick Fury, Thor, Black Widow, Hulk, and Hawkeye released for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.

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Update February 26, 2015

Character poster for Tony Stark/Iron Man released for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.

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Update February 24, 2015

Full poster, movie stills and behind-the-scenes images released for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.

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Ulysses Klaue (Andy Serkis) ©Marvel 2015

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Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) Photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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A Sub-Ultron (voiced by James Spader) ©Marvel 2015

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Ultron Prime (voiced by James Spader) ©Marvel 2015

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L to R: Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Hulk/Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) ©Marvel 2015

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Hulk/Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) ©Marvel 2015

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Hulkbuster ©Marvel 2015

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Hulk/Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) ©Marvel 2015

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Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) ©Marvel 2015

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Director Joss Whedon, photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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L to R: Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff) on set with Director (Joss Whedon) Photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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L to R: Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) on set with Director (Joss Whedon) Photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

 

Update January 30, 2015

Hulk vs. Iron Man continue to take center stage in Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON new TV (Super Bowl?) spot.

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L to R: Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

Update January 12, 2015

Ultron… Black Widow… Hulk… Hulkbuster… full trailer arrives for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.

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Ultron film frame ©Marvel 2015

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L to R: Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans), James “Rhodey” Rhodes/War Machine (Don Cheadle), Dr. Cho (Claudia Kim), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Bruce Banner/Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) ©Marvel 2015

Update October 23, 2014

First look at the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and Iron Man’s Hulkbuster armor in the teaser trailer and poster for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.  Oh, and James Spader’s Ultron sounds brooding, twisted, and evil – “got no strings…”

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans), Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and James “Rhodey” Rhodes/War Machine (Don Cheadle) ©Marvel 2015

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Update July 27, 2014

Photos and video recap from San Diego Comic Con’s Hall H presentation for “Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

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(bottom L-R) Actors Cobie Smulders, Robert Downey Jr., Elizabeth Olsen and Josh Brolin. (top L-R) Actors Chris Hemsworth, James Spader, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chris Evans attend Marvel’s Hall H Panel for “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center at on July 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. Photo by by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Update July 26, 2014

Concept art, images, and behind-the-scenes photos released at San Diego Comic Con International for Marvel’s THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON.

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Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen), photo by Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) photo Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) photo Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) photo Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Bruce Banner/Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) photo Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans), Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and James “Rhodey” Rhodes/War Machine (Don Cheadle) ©Marvel 2015

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Behind the Scenes image, photo Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

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Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff), Director Joss Whedon, and Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) on set, photo Jay Maidment ©Marvel 2015

 

Update March 27, 2014

Once again with their backs against each other, facing the enemy, The AVENGERS stand together to fight back – only this time joined by S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch.  Check out the concept art released below.

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Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Quicksilver concept artwork ©Marvel 2015

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Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Scarlet Witch, concept artwork ©Marvel 2015

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Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron, concept artwork ©Marvel 2015

 

Update August 30, 2013

Marvel announced Emmy-award winning actor James Spader has been cast to play the villain Ultron.  This is not the first time actors Spader and Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man) have appeared on screen.  Their most memorable film together was the “Brat Pack” era film Less Than Zero (1987).  Most recently James Spader was seen in the critically-acclaimed film “Lincoln” directed by Steven Spielberg.  Spader earned three Emmy Awards for his role as Alan Shore on “Boston Legal” and “The Practice,” and will return to television this fall in NBC’s highly anticipated series “The Blacklist.”

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James Spader in LINCOLN © 2012 DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Original article from July 21, 2013 follows below…

Writer/director Joss Whedon talked with Marvel LIVE! after the announcement of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron at San Diego Comic Con during Marvel Studios’ Hall H presentation.  Watch the video to see what Whedon had to say about the Avengers, Ultron and more.

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