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August 29, 2013
James Spader is Ultron in Avengers 2
— Posted by Ryan
Joss Whedon has cast James Spader (Stargate, Lincoln) to take on the role of Ultron in Avengers 2. Marvel has yet to specify whether or not he will be lending his voice to the role or if he will be in some sort of robotic/CGI type suit. Given that they teased Iron Man’s suit morphing into Ultron at SDCC, Spader could possibly be in the suit rather than just contributing his voice.
I actually like the idea of Spader taking this role. I think he is a very distinguished actor overall and his charismatic and intelligent demeanor are characteristics that would fit well with the character. I’m sure there will be those opposed to this decision, but I think the opposition will be minor. What do you all think of this decision?
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First and foremost, Ryan Brown is a fan. He has been an avid fan of both the theater and cinema since an early age and his passion for both has been continually growing ever since. When dissecting a film, he focuses on all elements of film-making including some fan/cult factors. He believes that character development is the foundation of a good film and usually starts his analysis of a film from there moving forward. His writing style may be influenced by his background of narrative and argumentative studies in the subject, but he tends to enjoy a more conversational style to better interact with the readers, unlike some other pretentious and pompous writers.
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