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Avengers Age of Ultron Premiere: Cast talks sequel, characters and Marvel on the red-carpet

Last night was one of the most highly-anticipated premieres of the year, the red-carpet premiere of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ The event took place yesterday evening, with fans standing outside for hours just to get a quick-glimpse of their favorite stars as they head into the theater.

The premiere took place at the Dolby theater, and was available live online thanks to a partnership with Marvel, Disney and Hasbro. Among the celebrities that attended the premiere were Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Chris Evans (Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and Jeremy Renner.

As for the film itself, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is the follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time, and the continuation of the ‘Avengers’ storyline. The story follows Tony Stark as he tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, but it causes a divide among Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye as superheroes across the world start taking sides on the matter.

Then humanity is put to the ultimate test as the villainous Ultron emerges to kill the Avengers. Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk and Chris Evans as Captain America.

Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction.

Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision. Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige,p.g.a., Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963.

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