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As you’re no doubt aware, the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron leaked ahead of its planned reveal during next week’s episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., with Marvel Studios subsequently releasing the trailer officially. In the trailer we got our first look at the villain Ultron in action, along with his chilling voice, and now actor James Spader has spoken to Total Film about the character.
“There’s a humerous aspect to him, which is something that drew me in from the very first conversation I had with Joss [Whedon],” Spader revealed. “In many ways he’s a child, this character, because he’s a brand new being who’s just come to be. And yet, through artificial intelligence, he has an incredible capacity for knowledge. So he’s a very powerful, smart child.”
Spader was asked about comparing the character of Ultron to Raymond Reddington whom Spader portrays »
- Thomas Roach
Sneak Peek more new 'screengrab' images from the teaser trailer supporting director Joss Whedon's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron", revealing 'Thor' (Chris Hemsworth), 'Iron Man' (Robert Downey Jr.), 'Hulk' (Mark Ruffalo), 'Captain America' (Chris Evans), 'Black Widow' (Scarlett Johansson), 'Hawkeye' (Jeremy Renner), 'Ultron' (James Spader), 'Scarlet Witch' (Elizabeth Olsen), 'Quicksilver' (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), 'Nick Fury' (Samuel L. Jackson) and Andy Serkis:
"...with 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' destroyed...
"...and the 'Avengers' needing a hiatus from stopping threats...
"...'Tony Stark' attempts to jumpstart...
"...a dormant peacekeeping program with 'Ultron'...
"...a self-aware, self-teaching, artificial intelligence.
"However, his plan backfires...
"...when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy...
"...and sets out to eradicate them from Earth.
"...along with support from ' »
- Michael Stevens
Just one day after Marvel released the first official trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, following an online leak, the first promo art featuring a full look at the villainous Ultron (James Spader) has surfaced.
The image comes from Twitter user Galliettd, who found the art at Vk.com, although it hasn't been confirmed if this is official artwork or not. While it's certainly possible that this image isn't the real deal, Cbm notes that it is likely authentic, since it would be difficult to create such a high quality image between the time the trailer debuted last night, which gave us our first look at Ultron, and now.
The official synopsis released last month revealed that Ultron is "hell-bent on human extinction," a point which is made abundantly clear in yesterday's footage. Stay tuned for more details regarding Avengers: Age of Ultron as we get closer and closer to the May 1, 2015 release date. »
Yesterday afternoon, Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios finally dropped the first teaser movie trailer (below) for their upcoming "Avengers 2: Age Of Ultron" super hero/action flick, and it looks absolutely incredible, featuring new looks at all the heroes in intense battle action, along with Ultron, revealing he's free and ready to do major damage, and more. Check it out,below. The movie stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, James Spader, Cobie Smulders, Thomas Kretschmann, and Paul Bettany. In the new flick, Tony Stark will try to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, and things will go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, will get put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. The villainous Ultron will emerge, »
At the end of The Hurt Locker, the loose cannon sergeant William James, played by Jeremy Renner, returns home from the high-stakes tension of diffusing bombs in Iraq. He spends some time with his family but is unengaged in his responsibilities as a husband and father. There, he is a stranger in a strange land, yearning to return to a place more like home to him – the unit in the Middle East where he just spent a year risking his life.
The new photojournalist drama 1,000 Times Good Night is kind of a feature-length version of the last five minutes of The Hurt Locker, exploring the tug of a renowned war photographer to return to war, after an injury subsides her from her job and she has to spend time with her family. That shutterbug’s name is Rebecca (Juliette Binoche) and she has a purpose: to get right into the »
- Jordan Adler
The history of America’s “War on Drugs” has produced many stories. One of the lesser-known ones is that of the late Gary Webb, an investigative reporter for the San Jose Mercury News who wrote a series of articles about the CIA’s involvement in cocaine trafficking into the United States. The film Kill the Messenger tries to tell the story of Webb and the backlash he faced because of his writing. Unfortunately, despite some good performances, the film falls short of its lofty ambitions.
Gary Webb (Jeremy Renner), a journalist for the San Jose Mercury News, thinks he’s found the story of a lifetime when he discovers information that seems to expose the CIA’s role in arming the Contra rebels in Nicaragua and supporting their trafficking of cocaine into the United States. But after Webb’s expose is published, he becomes the target of a vicious smear »
- Timothy Monforton
Yesterday, fans finally got a look at Avengers: Age of Ultron (click here for screengrabs from the trailer), which was dominated by James Spader voicing the eponymous, evil robot. The highly-anticipated sequel looks much darker than the first, and obviously a large part of that comes from an intimidating villain. If audiences are going to buy Ultron as a true threat—and, let's face it, someone as charismatic as Loki—then it's going to come from Spader. Thankfully, the actor has a strong understanding of how he sees the character, and how he'll bring the Avengers' foe to life. Hit the jump for what Spader had to say. The film also stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Avengers: Age of Ultron opens May 1, 2015. Speaking to Total Film, Spader explained what drew him to the character »
- Matt Goldberg
Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction.
Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision. Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron hits cinemas on April 24th 2015.
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go »
- Phil Wheat
With the trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron being out for less than a day, here at Flickering Myth we believe we could have spotted the first Easter egg from the hotly-anticipated Marvel sequel. It appears our favourite Time Lord is making a background cameo at 1 minute and 33 seconds into the trailer…
Have you spotted any other quick Easter eggs in this rather amazing trailer? If yes, what and where?
Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. 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 »
When Edward Norton signed on to play Bruce Banner in The Incredible Hulk, Marvel's second Phase One adventure, many fans assumed that he would return for The Avengers, which was teased at the end of Iron Man. Edward Norton eventually turned down the chance to reprise his role as the Green Machine, paving the way for Mark Ruffalo to step in. While discussing his new indie hit Birdman, which is currently playing in limited release, Edward Norton explained why he decided to step away from Hulk in a new interview with NPR.
"My feeling was that I experimented and experienced what I wanted to. I really, really enjoyed it. And yet, I looked at the balance of time in life that one spends not only making those sorts of films but then especially putting them out, and the obligations that rightly come with that. There were just a lot of things-i wanted more diversity. »
After an early leak of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer last night, Marvel responded by releasing the official version a few hours later, a full six days before it was supposed to debut during ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Fans got their first look at the villainous Ultron (voiced by James Spader), whose "No strings" line quickly became the talk of the Internet.
James Spader recently spoke about voicing the iconic villain with Total Film, where he revealed that there is a humorous aspect to the character, although we don't see much of his funny side in the trailer.
"There's a humorous aspect to him, which is something that drew me in from the very first conversation I had with Joss [Whedon]. In many ways he's a child, this character, because he's a brand new being who's just come to be. And yet, through artificial intelligence, »
1. Paths of Glory (1957)
Stanley Kubrick famously moved between directing in different genres, but war was something he returned to on multiple occasions. His 1957 offering heads to the trenches of Wwi as mutiny takes hold. The futility of war is clear for all to see here, and the film ends with a moving rendition of German folk song 'The Faithful Hussar' by Kubrick's future wife Christiane.
2. The Deer Hunter (1978)
Few movies get under the skin of men at war quite »
The first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron wasn’t supposed to land until Tuesday, but after leaking online last night Marvel Studios went on to release the official version [which you can watch here], and now we’ve also got a brand new teaser poster for the hotly-anticipated sequel…
Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. 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.
- Gary Collinson
Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. 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. Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional »
Stop what you’re doing right now! That’s right, the full, first trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron is online!
What’s more to be said than… Watch It Below!
Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer features over two-minutes of footage from the upcoming movie, released on the 1st May, 2015, around the world including the Hulk going one-on-one with Ultron itself. There’s so much in here we need time to absorb and reflect. It’s just… Awesome.
We also have the new poster for the film, which you can see below.
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, James Spader, Cobie Smulders, Thomas Kretschmann, Paul Bettany, and Stellan Skarsgard star in the film, the official end of Marvel: Phase Two, which is directed by Joss Whedon.
- Paul Heath
Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" trailer has been released ahead of schedule after it leaked online on Wednesday.
The trailer was set to debut during "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." next Tuesday, but a version of the clip leaked online, featuring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner, in character, as well as a look at Iron Man's Hulkbuster armor.
"Dammit, Hydra," Marvel Tweeted on Wednesday following the leak, forcing the brand to post the official version on YouTube later in the evening. ...
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- firstname.lastname@example.org (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)
Marvel's had a bit of a change of plan overnight with regards the release of the first trailer for Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Originally, it was looking to release the first promo for the film next week. But, courtesy of an internet leak, it opted instead to go for it overnight.
As such, here's a pair of treats to start the morning with. Firstly, we've got the poster for the film....
And then, here's the very first trailer for one of 2015's most eagerly awaited movies, Avengers: Age Of Ultron.
The film itself lands in cinemas in April 2015 in the UK (May 2015 in the Us), and as you more than likely know, it stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and James Spader, »
After what appeared to be an international trailer for Avengers 2 leaked earlier today, Marvel has released the official Avengers 2 trailer along with a new poster almost a full 6 days earlier than planned. As we first reported, the trailer was supposed to first go live during the October 28th episode of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but because of the massive popularity of this movie, Marvel obviously couldn't let it slide. Even the hilariously commented on the matter:
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) October 22, 2014
All of your favorite superheroes from 2012's Marvel's The Avengers are back, with Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Samuel L. Jackson all reprising their roles from the original blockbuster, alongside new cast members such as Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen as the sibling duo Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, and, of course, »
Marvel released the first official Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer after it was leaked online one week before it was set to premiere.
Avengers: Age of Ultron First Teaser Trailer
Marvel announced on Tuesday that they would premiere the Age of Ultron trailer during next week’s new episode of Agents of Shield, but was forced to move up their timetable when the trailer was leaked Wednesday evening. Though Marvel lawyers were quick to get the trailer offline, they then decided to go ahead and upload it ahead of schedule. The official teaser uploaded to Marvel Entertainment’s YouTube channel is no different from the one that was leaked, though it is better quality. Most importantly, the teaser finally shows fans James Spader as Ultron, the film’s villain.
Well, that got dark.
“I’ve Got No Strings” from Pinocchio has never sounded more terrifying than in the background of the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ulton -- and Pinocchio is a pretty scary movie, to be quite honest.
The trailer for the film was leaked, and Marvel had the best reaction:
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) October 22, 2014
James Spader is Ultron, replacing Tom Hiddleston’s Loki as the main antagonist in the next Marvel installment. We don’t know what Ultron’s motives are yet, but we’re sure his methods are effective. Just look at Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) curled up on the floor of the Helicarrier. These guys are scared.
Robert Downey, Jr. returns as Tony Stark -- in an Iron Man suit five times bigger than usual -- on May 1, 2015 inAvengers: Age of Ultron. Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and »
- Sasha James
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