Red Reddington will return for a 22-episode second season, with NBC announcing the renewal of the hit drama The Blacklist.
‘He’s a very unique and incredibly exciting and unpredictable actor,’ Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige says of the Ultron actor. ‘We did not hire James Spader to do a robot voice.’
The Avengers: Age of Ultron writer/director Joss Whedon says actor James Spader was always his choice for Ultron, calling his voice “eerily calm and compelling.”
Marvel announced this morning that veteran actor James Spader has been cast as the title villain in director Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Star James Spader and the cast and creators of NBC’s The Blacklist asked “Who is Red Reddington?” but refused to answer the question during the pilot screening at Comic-Con International.
Screening an unfinished version of Lincoln this week at the New York Film Festival, director Steven Spielberg revealed a rather dry historical drama whose strength lies in the performances of star Daniel Day-Lewis and much of the ensemble cast.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tommy Lee Jones and a number of other noted actors are officially confirmed to be joining the cast of Steven Spielberg’s planned 2012 biopic Lincoln.