The superheroes from Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ took over Times Square in New York City last Friday, April 24, when the cast appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ to promote the anticipated sci-fi movie. Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk) and Jeremy Renner (Hawk Eye) posed for pictures in support of the U.S. theatrical release of the action adventure sequel to Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ this Friday, May 1.
The following official synopsis for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ has been unveiled by its distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures:
Marvel Studios presents ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ the epic follow-up to the biggest superhero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s mightiest heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as 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 Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, 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, Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen 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.
For more information on Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ visit the sci-fi movie’s official website, as well as its Facebook and Twitter pages. Check out the photos of Downey Jr., Evans, Ruffalo and Renner as they appeared on the Emmy Award-winning morning talk-news show below.
Written by: Karen Benardello