Origins and Evolutions: Ultron

The international rollout of Avengers: Age of Ultron has begun, but fans in America will have to wait until May 1 before they are introduced to one of the Avengers’ greatest villains.

Among Marvel villains, Ultron is easily among the most iconic adversaries to ever appear in the Avengers comic book series. Fueling his war with the Avengers is his ongoing hatred of his “father,” and his bizarre family ties to the team that includes two “brides” and even a son!

Avengers director Joss Whedon choose Ultron as the main villain for the blockbuster film’s sequel, which means that Ultron’s profile among casual Marvel fans is about to skyrocket. Ahead of Avengers: Age of Ultron, SuperHeroHype’s Origins and Evolutions has a look back at Ultron’s history in comic books and on TV. Everything you need to know about Ultron is right here!

Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Pietro Maximoff, Paul Bettany as Vision, and James Spader as Ultron.

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