Avengers: Age of Ultron is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is intended to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers and the fourth installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). 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, Dylan O' Brien, Kristanna Loken and James Spader.
The sequel was announced in May 2012, after the successful release of The Avengers. Whedon, the director of the first film, was brought back on board in August and a release date was set. By April 2013, Whedon had completed a draft of the script, and casting began in June with the re-signing of Downey. Second unit filming began in February 2014 in South Africa with principal photography beginning in March. The film was primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, South Korea, and various locations around England. Avengers: Age of Ultron is scheduled for release on May 1, 2015 in North America, in 2D and IMAX 3D.
With S.H.I.E.L.D. destroyed and the Avengers needing a break 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 quickly go awry when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy and sets out to eradicate them from Earth.
- Robert Downey Jr.-Tony Stark / Iron Man
- Chris Evans -Steve Rogers / Captain America
- Chris Hemsworth-Thor
- Mark Ruffalo-Bruce Banner / The Hulk
- Dylan O' Brien-Peter Parker/ Spider-Man
- Kristanna Loken-Carol Danvers/Mrs. Marvel
- Aaron Taylor-Johnson-Pietro Maximoff / Quicksilver
- Elizabeth Olsen-Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
- Scarlett Johansson-Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
- Jeremy Renner-Clint Barton / Hawkeye
- Hayley Atwell-Peggy Carter
- James Spader-Ultron
- Cobie Smulders-Maria Hill
- Samuel L. Jackson-Nick Fury
- Paul Bettany-Jarvis / The Vision
- Don Cheadle-Colonel James Rhodes / War Machine
- Thomas Kretschmann -Baron Wolfgang von Strucker