Los Angeles, Feb 7: Actor Paul Bettany has joined the cast of upcoming superhero film "Avengers: Age of Ultron".
The 42-year-old's character is an android created by the robotic villain Ultron as a weapon to take down the Avengers. However, his character, named The Vision, eventually turns against his creator and becomes an Avenger member himself, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Bettany will join Robert Downey Jr's character Iron Man, Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow, Chris Hemsworth's Thor, Chris Evans' Captain America, Mark Ruffalo's The Hulk, and Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye.
Directed by Joss Whedon, the movie will see James Spader as Ultron, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Aaron Johnson as Quicksilver, and Thomas Kretschmann as villainous Baron Wolfgang von Strucker.