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James Spader to Play Ultron In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’


Marvel Studios has made its first official casting announcement for Joss Whedon’s Avengers: Age of Ultron and it’s a major one–Emmy Award-winning actor James Spader (Boston Legal, The Practice) will play Ultron the primary villain in Avengers: Age of Ultron, the highly anticipated sequel to director Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, which earned over $1.5 billion in theaters in 2012.
Spader, who has acted in many films including Steven Spielberg’s highly acclaimed Lincoln where he played William N. Bilbo, who played a key role in lobbying for the passage of the 13th Amendment, which banned slavery.  The busy actor has also not forsaken the small screen, Spader is playing a key villain in the new NBC series, The Blacklist.