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James Spader set for Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron film

by Matthew Price Modified: August 29, 2013 at 1:45 pm •  Published: August 29, 2013
Actor James Spader poses on the press line at the opening gala celebration of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Actor James Spader poses on the press line at the opening gala celebration of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

According to Marvel.com, actor James Spader will take the role of the villainous robot Ultron in the Avengers film sequel, Avengers : Age of Ultron.

Spader is known for roles in films including Pretty in Pink and Sex, Lies and Videotape. He co-starred with William Shatner in the TV drama Boston Legal.

Joss Whedon is set to direct the second Avengers film, and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth are slated to return.

H/T: E Online

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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