Concept art from Avengers: Age of Ultron imagines the villain with a more faithful look to his comic book counterpart.
At the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the titular supervillain was eventually destroyed by Vision, but some fans are hoping that he will make a return at some point down-the-line. In the comics, Ultron was a creation of Hank Pym, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of the character was created by Tony Stark.
Avengers: Age of Ultron also made some changes to the character’s appearance by making him more humanistic to bring out James Spader’s performance. Marvel Studios concept artist Charlie Wren shared an early design on Instagram for Ultron that looks more comic book accurate before the people behind the movie decided to bring more of a human element to his look.
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One of the first #ultron #concept sketches I created for #avengersageofultron . In the beginning stages, we created legions of these sketches of just the head or bust in order to have blue sky sessions with the director and producers. I also painted Ultrons that felt a bit more like some of the comicbook versions at that time. We probably could have gotten these more stylized faces to emote on screen as well, but in the end, wound up with something more relatable…more human;) * * * * * #marvel #marvelstudios #villain #supervillain #superhero #sketch #robot #evilrobot #imcharliewen
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Here is the synopsis for Avengers: Age of Ultron:
Marvel Studios unleashes the next global phenomenon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Good intentions wreak havoc when Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) unwittingly creates Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying A.I. monster who vows to achieve “world peace” via mass extinction. Now, Iron Man, Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) – alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) – must reassemble to defeat Ultron and save mankind…if they can! This action-packed adventure is a mind-blowing blast!
Written and directed by Joss Whedon, Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson.
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Source: Charlie Wen