International promotional art has always had more characters and information than their domestic counterparts. Why? I’m not sure, but with Marvel it was true for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY and now AGE OF ULTRON banners are giving us a really REALLY good look at The Vision in the film.
We’ve first seen the vision on the SDCC 14 promotional banner, but he was far away and not really easy to see. Aside from that, we know Paul Bettany is playing the character and he’ll become an Avenger somewhere in there. Needless to say, it is exciting to see The Vision get some recognition he deserves, especially with the introduction of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch.
Now if we take a look at this poster, we can see his face is modeled heavily after Iron Man’s mask, albeit different colors. It looks like he can fly and has a cape, which reminds me an awful lot of Thor. And lastly, I see some of Captain America’s outfit in him as well, mostly the boots and gauntlets he is wearing. And his color, green. Who else is green? The hulk! My theory is that he is made to destroy the big 4 avengers from Ultron, but someone gains self awareness and decides that people are worth saving (a love interesting Scarlet Witch?). We shall see!
Avengers: Age of Ultron releases May 1, 2015 and will continue the Marvel Cinematic Universe which started in 2008 with Iron Man.
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