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‘Agent 47’ Gets ‘Avengers 2’ Actor Thomas Kretschmann as the Villain

‘Agent 47’ Gets ‘Avengers 2’ Actor Thomas Kretschmann as the Villain

German actor Thomas Kretschmann, who is playing Baron Von Strucker in next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron, has signed on for the villain role in Agent 47, a reboot of 20th Century Fox's Hitman video game adaptation.

Rupert Friend stars as the title character, a deadly assassin with a barcode tattooed on the back of his bald head, with Zachary Quinto and Hannah Ware co-starring in unspecified roles. Thomas Kretschmann is portraying LeClerq, the chairman of Syndicate International, an organization which is striving to create an army of unstoppable agents.

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Thomas Kretschmann Talks Baron Von Strucker

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Thomas Kretschmann Talks Baron Von Strucker

Avengers: Age of Ultron was released May 1st, 2015.

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Thomas Kretschmann Is Villain Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Thomas Kretschmann Is Villain Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker

http://movieweb.com/is-baron-von-strucker-the-second-villain-in-avengers-age-of-ultron/Right before Christmas, it was rumored that Baron Wolfgang von Strucker would be the second main villain behind Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron. That is confirmed this morning as Thomas Kretschmann, who can currently be seen as Abraham van Helsing on NBC's Dracula, has signed onto play the role.

Baron Wolfgang von Strucker is a former Nazi officer who later became the head of H.Y.D.R.A. He is a sworn enemy of both Captain America and Nick Fury. It is unclear at this time how he will team up with the sentient artificial being known as Ultron, or if he is coming in as part of a secondary storyline that will have repercussions throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Michael Caine and Emily Mortimer Join ‘Cars 2’

Empire has confirmed that actors Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Jason Isaacs, Joe Mantegna, Peter Jacobson and Thomas Kretschmann have signed on for voice roles in Cars 2.

Michael Caine is voicing a spy dubbed Finn McMissle, Emily Mortimer plays Holley Shiftwell, an apprentice spy, while Jason Isaacs voices a jet spy named Siddeley. Joe Mantegna provides the voice of Grem, Peter Jacobson portrays Acer and Thomas Kretschmann is Professor Z.

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