'Avengers: Age of Ultron': James Spader to play maniacal robot in Marvel sequel


If the rumors are true about Ultron's origins in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” and Iron Man creates the Avengers' nemesis instead of Ant-Man, then the movie is going to be quite a weird reunion for Robert Downey Jr. and 

We told you the crack team of superheroes is coming back for another awesome 'Avengers' movie — and now James has officially signed on to play the lead villain!

Out of nowhere, James Spader has just been cast as the titular bad guy in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The Emmy award-winning actor has signed on to play the team's most reviled villain, the artificial intelligence known as Ultron. Unlike other villain

Out of nowhere, James Spader has just been cast as the titular bad guy in "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The Emmy award-winning actor has signed on to play the team's most reviled villain, the artificial intelligence known as Ultron. Unlike other villain

Smart money says Spader's commitment won't be too intense. He's starring in the NBC series The Blacklist this Fall, as an ex-government fugitive now helping the FBI track down the world's most wanted criminals. That probably won't give him a lot of