Paul Bettany joins 'The Avengers' cast

Paul Bettany (WENN.COM file photo)

Paul Bettany (WENN.COM file photo)

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British actor Paul Bettany is joining the ranks of Marvel superheroes after he was cast as The Vision in The Avengers: Age Of Ultron.

The Da Vinci Code star will step into the spotlight to play the android in the new movie after previously staying behind the scenes in the Marvel universe, voicing Iron Man's computer, Jarvis, in the three installments of the Robert Downey Jr. led franchise, as well as in 2012's The Avengers.

Bettany joins fellow superheroes in Age of Ultron, including Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk.

The Avengers: Age of Ultron is set to hit cinemas in May, 2015.


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