Marvel’s first featurette for Avengers: Age of Ultron, now barely a month from release, brings the spotlight on new characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Played by Elizabeth Olson and Aaron Taylor Johnson, Wanda and Pietro Maximoff (AKA Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver) were two characters that Joss Whedon wanted to bring to life the most since his joining with Marvel to direct the Avengers films.
Were you curious as to who the mysterious, super powered beings were under Hydra captivity in the tease of Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Your questions will be answered in the video below.
Some who aren’t privy to comic’s lore may recognize the name Quicksilver as Evan Peter’s portrayal in last year’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. Pietro Maximoff was the exclusively unique case, outside of the recent Spider-Man announcements, that legally belong to both Marvel Studios and Fox, the reason for which is that the Maximoff twins have a history as both X-Men and as Avengers. But no worry, he is still the same snide speedster.
Are you excited to see new superhuman characters introduced to the Marvel Universe?
Comics fans, are you excited to see how their on screen presence with Vision could be portrayed? Are you disappointed in their inability to be called “mutants”? Do you not care about their relation to Magneto? Let us know!
Featurettes and The Young Folks articles on Avengers: Age of Ultron are soon to come. The film releases April 23rd internationally, and in the United States on May 1st.