Avengers: Age of Ultron

(2015)

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.

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.

Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963. Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Patricia Whitcher, Stan Lee and Jon Favreau serve as executive producers. Get set for an action-packed thrill ride when The Avengers return in Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” on May 1, 2015.

‘Avengers’ Fight Vision in ‘Age of Ultron’ Deleted Scene

‘Avengers’ Fight Vision in ‘Age of Ultron’ Deleted Scene

The massive Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two Collection is available today on Blu-ray, which will surely be one of the hottest items during the Christmas shopping season. Over the past few days, we've shown you a number of special features excerpts from various Phase 2 movies, and today we have a new deleted scene for you to check out, courtesy of JoBlo Movie Trailers. This extended scene comes from Avengers: Age of Ultron, giving us a different look at the fight that ensues between Earth's Mightiest Heroes and Vision (Paul Bettany).

While we did see part of this sequence in theaters, this deleted scene shows an extended look at the fight that ensues after Vision comes to life. There are a lot of unfinished effects in this footage, but for those who wanted more hand-to-hand combat in Avengers: Age of Ultron, this scene should be right up your alley. After Thor uses his mighty Mjolnir to bring Vision to life, a massive fight ensues, much of which we didn't see in theaters. While many fans may have wanted to see this action sequence in the final cut, they can still enjoy it in the comfort of their own home in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two Collection.

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Why Was Loki Cut from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

Why Was Loki Cut from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

The "dream sequence" in question is where Scarlet Witch uses her mystical powers to control Thor's mind, where we saw Thor and Idris Elba's Heimdall back in Asgard. It isn't known exactly what Loki did or say in this scene, and we may never know, since director Joss Whedon has said that he will never release a director's cut of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Thor was also the first to identify what the Infinity Stones were, which will likely be a major part of Thor: Ragnarok.

While Loki will certainly be back in Thor: Ragnarok, Tom Hiddleston hinted in a September interview that he may be nearing the end of his run as Loki. After Thor: Ragnarok, the actor only has one more movie left on his contract, which will most likely be either Avengers: Infinity War Part I or Avengers: Infinity War - Part II. The two-part movie is expected to change the MCU as we know it, so it's possible that some characters will be killed off, including Loki, but we don't know for sure.

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‘Avengers 2’: How Did They Bring Vision to Life? | EXCLUSIVE

‘Avengers 2’: How Did They Bring Vision to Life? | EXCLUSIVE

Avengers: Age of Ultron introduced fans to several new characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but perhaps none were more unique than Vision. After portraying the voice of Tony Stark's A.I. assistant J.A.R.V.I.S. for years, Paul Bettany finally got a chance to shine in front of the camera, coming to life before our very eyes as Vision. Ahead of Avengers: Age of Ultron's debut on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, I recently had a chance to speak with prosthetics supervisor Nik Williams, who helped bring Vision to life, designing the intricate makeup that Paul Bettany wore on set.

Nik Williams first got his start in animatronics, working on Little Shop of Horrors, How to Get Ahead in Advertising and Frankenstein throughout the 1980s and 1990s. He started working in prosthetics in the 2000s on Stardust, Eastern Promises and Ninja Assassin, while serving as a special makeup effects artist on Kick-Ass, Nanny McPhee Returns, Cloud Atlas and 47 Ronin. Take a look at our conversation below, where he talks about using 3D printing technology to bring Vision's look to life, how long it took to apply this makeup to Paul Bettany and much more.

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Marvel Movie & TV Crossovers Are Inevitable Says Feige

Marvel Movie & TV Crossovers Are Inevitable Says Feige

Kevin Feige thinks that Marvel shows like ‘Daredevil’ and ‘Jessica Jones’ will eventually crossover into the MCU, but timing is an issue.
Here's How ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Was Supposed to End

Here's How ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Was Supposed to End

Kevin Feige confirms that Captain Marvel was set to show up at the end of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, and reveals why her part was eventually cut.
‘Avengers 2’ Interview with Stunt Coordinator Greg Powell | EXCLUSIVE

‘Avengers 2’ Interview with Stunt Coordinator Greg Powell | EXCLUSIVE

Stunt coordinator Greg Powell takes us inside the action-packed set of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD October 2.
‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Deleted Scene Has Thor Possessed

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Deleted Scene Has Thor Possessed

Thor and Dr. Selvig team up to explore Norn cave in one of the deleted scenes available on the ‘Avengers 2’ Blu-ray set.
More ‘Avengers 2’ Bloopers Show a Lot of Dancing & Kissing

More ‘Avengers 2’ Bloopers Show a Lot of Dancing & Kissing

Earth's Mightiest Heroes flub their lines and start dancing in a new gag reel from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, on Blu-ray and DVD October 2nd.