Quantcast
Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 1 year 14 weeks ago

The Avengers 2 Gets Thomas Kretschmann As Baron von Strucker

Body

13178

Back in December it was rumored that The Avengers 2 opening act would feaure the Marvel Comics villain, Baron von Strucker, and now the character is said to be cast for the movie.

According to THR, Thomas Kretschmann has been cast in the role of Baron Wolfgang von Strucker, with it further said Baron Von Strucker is an antagonist to Chris Evans' Captain America and Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury. In the comics, Strucker has ties to Hydra.

The previous rumors suggested that Baron von Strucker would be instrumental with introducing both Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver into The Avengers 2.

Thomas Kretschmann plays Abraham van Helsing on NBC’s Dracula and is also known for Stalingrad, ValkyrieResident Evil: Apocalypse, The Pianist and Blade II.

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron has a May 1, 2015 release directed by Joss Whedon starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johannson, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson with James Spader as Ultron.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Avengers movie hub for more.

Video game art:

13179

More From Cosmic Book News:

Check out official high-res image stills from Avengers 2 as the movie opens this Friday.
Sung by five dudes using no musical instruments and only their voices...
Our advice to Punk would be to skip Bendis' Guardians series in its entirety.
A dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred.
This incredibly stupid storyline of Quill getting married to Kitty is unspeakably asinine...
Watch the Joker discussing getting tatted up with a tattoo artist.
Official Avengers Twitter posts image of the actor from Ultron world premiere.
RDJ wants Peter Parker to be Spidey and join The Avengers.
Ultron invades the world of Marvel’s MMO! Can the Avengers band together and stop the technological terror?
TMNT Battlewagon, Tartaruga Brothers and sportscar.
A chance to reintroduce the story and make it accessible to the modern audience...
I miss my mom and dad and that is why I fight...