‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: More Revealed
Millions of fans are eagerly anticipating the next Avengers movie from Marvel. When the title was announced, Avengers: Age of Ultron, comic book fans at least got some idea of what the movie would be about and which beloved heroes they could expect to see. But there wasn’t a whole lot more to go on, and it’s exceedingly hard to discern what angle the film studios will go with characters, especially with one like Ultron. Fortunately, there’s a little more to go on after Marvel showed off some new concept work during the “Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe” program.
The program included more than enough concept art to give fans something to get even more impatient over. Fans of the genius, size-shifting Ant-Man already knew he was likely coming to the silver screen, but now they can get an idea of just what he’s going to look like the film. Though he won’t be the science genius Hank Pym, he will be his tech genius successor, Scott Lang — according to IMDB – and he will look intense. Check him out on the right.
Of course, Ant-Man will be having his own film, titled Ant-Man, which is planned to come out in the summer of 2015, assuming it doesn’t get mired in pre-production hell. Since Ant-Man is the inadvertent creator of Avengers: Age of Ultron’s assumed lead villain, Ultron, it’s more than likely that we’ll be seeing even more of the one-size-fits-all hero in Summer 2015.
Ant-Man probably won’t be the only character to make his debut next year. Included in the concept art of the Avengers sequel were two more Marvel heroes: Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, seen below.
If anyone remembers the painfully teasing teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron seen below, they might have noticed that after all the snap, crackle, and pop of the Iron Man helmet, the helmet had simply changed, and wasn’t actually damaged. Fans who know much about Ultron will likely have noticed that the helmet was a clear representation of the titular villain.
Not only does that teaser give us a preview of what Ultron will look like in the upcoming film, but it gives us a major hint at what the plot may be. In the comics, Ultron has used one of Iron Man’s suits to create a new version of himself. From there, he was able to take a lot of control of Stark Industries technologies.
Further pointing the plot in that direction is the role of actor Paul Bettany on IMDB. For the film, he is listed as both Tony Stark’s witty digital assistant, Jarvis, as well as The Vision. In an old Avengers comic, it was revealed that Ultron was the creator of The Vision. Both The Vision and Scarlet Witch have been known to fight Ultron and deal quite a blow, so it seems likely will feature prominently in the film, as Ultron wreaks have with Stark technology and gives the Avengers a mighty headache next summer.
As no full trailer has been released, much of the plot remains in speculation. Let us know what you think the film’s plot will be in the comments below.