AVENGERS: Age of Ultron

USA, Marvel Studios, 2015

director.gif (905 bytes)Joss Whedon


Chris Hemsworth - Thor
Robert Downey, Jr. - Tony Stark/ Iron Man
Mark Ruffalo - Bruce Banner/Hulk
Chris Evans - Steve Rogers/Capt. America
Clark Gregg - Agent Phil Coulson
Scarlett Johansson - Natasha Romanoff/
Black Widow
Jeremy Renner - Clint Barton/Hawkeye
Don Cheadle - James Rhodes/ War Machine
Stellan Skarsgĺrd - Eric Selvig

US theatrical release - 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.

button_box.gif (205 bytes)PRODUCTION NOTES:

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. Second unit filming began in February 2014 in South Africa with principal photography taking place between March and August 2014. The film was primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, with additional footage filmed in Italy, South Korea, Bangladesh, New York, and various locations around England.