Avengers: Age of Ultron is shaping up to be one of the most hotly anticipated movies of 2015, with the stars of Marvel's The Avengers returning alongside a host of new cast members, including Thomas Kretschmann as Baron Von Strucker. While it isn't exactly certain how this villainous character fits into the story line, the German actor revealed in a new interview that he had signed a multi-picture deal, cementing his return in future Marvel movies.

"This is of course great, I have a multi-picture deal, so I'm not only seen in the second part, but the plan I now have a longer term. But how exactly, I do not know yet that can not be broadcast in the cards - the highest secret level!"

While production has been under way in South Africa for a few weeks, it wasn't known which actors were present for the shoot. Although it isn't known if he was there for the South Africa shoot, the actor talked about his first day on the set with director Joss Whedon.

"Oh yes, I was excited. Of course, I had prepared myself, am I on the set of director Joss Whedon, who is considered a genius, gone and said: "This is the first day of shooting, so a big thing here, have patience with me."