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Paul Bettany lands Avengers role

Paul Bettany has joined the Avengers sequel: Photo © Paul Bettany lands Avengers role Photo

Paul Bettany has been cast in the Avengers sequel.

The Margin Call actor will play Vision in Age Of Ultron, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog.

The character is an android created by villain Ultron, who turns good and becomes a hero.

British star Paul, 42 - who previously voiced the computer Jarvis in the Iron Man films - joins Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans and Samuel L Jackson in the movie.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Don Cheadle have also joined the star-studded cast of Avengers: Age Of Ultron, which is being directed by Joss Whedon.

It will be released in May 2015.

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