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Marton Csokas and Dougray Scott Eyed for Second Villain in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

December 21, 2013 (3:10 am) GMT
Words on the street are, the secondary foe is Baron Wolfgang von Strucker who is responsible for bringing Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch into contact with the Avengers.

A secondary villain in the upcoming "" may have been revealed. Latino-Review reports "" actor Marton Csokas and "" star Dougray Scott are wanted to play Baron Wolfgang von Strucker.

Strucker is a former Nazi soldier who becomes one of the HYDRA leaders. In the second installment of "" series, the villain reportedly will work with Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch portrayed by and respectively.

According to HitFix, Strucker "is the initial threat, the guy they're fighting at the start of the film. He does not have a major ongoing role in the film, but he is responsible for bringing Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch into contact with the Avengers in the first place."

The sequel is due in U.S. theaters on May 1, 2015. , , , , , and are all back to reprise their respective roles. is tapped to play the main baddie, Ultron. is expected to reprise his role as Col. James 'Rhodey' Rhodes.

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