‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ premiere draws Marvel stars past, present and future

April 14, 2015 | 12:18 p.m.
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Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans attend the Hollywood premiere of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on April 13, 2015. (Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

It was a Marvel family reunion at Tuesday night’s world premiere of “Avengers: Age of Ultron” in Hollywood.

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and the rest of the “Ultron” cast were joined by past, present and future Marvel Studios stars on the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre.


For the Record
April 15, 4:05 p.m.:
This story states that “Avengers: Age of Ultron” will conclude the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s second phase. “Age of Ultron” is Marvel’s penultimate Phase 2 film. The last film is “Ant-Man.”


“Ultron” costars Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, James Spader, Julie Delpy and Claudia Kim made appearances, as well as “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” cast members including Ming-Na Wen, Clark Gregg, Elizabeth Henstridge, Adrianne Palicki and more.

Likewise, newcomers to the Marvel Cinematic Universe such as Paul Rudd (star of the upcoming “Ant-Man”) and Chadwick Boseman (who will soon appear as Black Panther) shared the spotlight with superhero film alumni including Anthony Mackie (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”), Jaimie Alexander (the “Thor” films, “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) and Michael Rooker (“Guardians of the Galaxy”).

Even TV’s legendary “Incredible Hulk,” Lou Ferrigno, showed up to support the Joss Whedon-directed sequel, which is expected to be one of the biggest box office-hits of the year and will conclude the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s second phase.

Click through the gallery above to see all the Marvel heroes and villains in their best evening attire on the red carpet.

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” opens May 1.

— Dave Lewis  | @LATHeroComplex

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One Response to ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ premiere draws Marvel stars past, present and future

  1. H. Pym says:

    Actually, Ant Man will conclude Phase 2.

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