I was blessed to attend a special press junket held at Walt Disney Studios for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. During the junket, I discovered five neat fun facts about the cast of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron that I am sure you will find as interesting as I did.
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.
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Growing up, James Spader “Ultron” was not allowed to have comic books. Therefore, he was only able to catch up on his favorite heroes and villains when he stayed the night at his friends’ home. As stated by Mr. Spader, “Comic books were like candy for me. I just devoured whatever I could get my hands on because the sleepover was going to be over and I was going to go back to my house and it was going to be, you know, Kipling.”
My Super Hero
Australian born actor, Chris Hemsworth plays the mighty Thor in Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. His childhood super hero was Superman due to the fact, that the Man of Steel was the only comic book character with his own film.
Join the Team
Aaron Taylor – Johnson “QuickSliver” and Elizabeth Olsen “Scarlet Witch” worked together on the set of Godzilla. As stated by Aaron Taylor – Johnson, “It was comforting to know that stepping on the set with such a big ensemble and cast.”
No Bikes Allowed
Scarlett Johansson was pregnant during the filming of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. So she was not actually riding a motorcycle during the daring scenes. Instead this eye catching, spellbinding movie magic was created by having her ride a mechanical bull type of motorcycle, which went nowhere and didn’t look as cool.
Mean & Green
How was Mark Ruffalo “Dr. Banner” able to make such a distinct character from the Hulk? Well it was easy as Mark States, “I was helped out by the fact that I’m green, and huge, to help me with the distinction between the two characters, so I can’t take full credit for that, except for the accent that I was using”
Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON will hit theaters May 1, 2015!
I hope you found these fun facts entertaining and fun! Which of the 5 Fun Facts about the cast of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron did you like the most?
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