On Set of the Avengers 2

On set of the Avengers 2 – With production of the eagerly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to 2012’s box-office phenomenon The Avengers, almost complete, exclusive sneak peak images of the mega-blockbuster have started to be released.

The return of Earth’s mightiest band of heroes | Image copyright © Marvel 2014.

Once again Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and The Hulk reunite against the universe’s ultimate villain, Ultron, who we were finally introduced to in this year’s Marvel blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy. Joined in force by a star-studded supporting cast including Scarlett JohanssonJeremy RennerDon CheadleAaron Taylor Johnson, and Samuel L. Jackson, to name just a few, Avengers: Age of Ultron is almost certain to smash even more box-office records then it’s predecessor.

Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Mark Ruffalo on set. | Image copyright © Marvel 2014.

Written and directed by Joss Whedon, and starring Robert Downey JrChris EvansChris Hemsworth, and Mark RuffaloAvengers: Age of Ultron is due for release worldwide on May 1, 2015.

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