James Spader's Ultron Motion-Capture Is As Goofy As It Is Awesome

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No matter what you thought of Avengers: Age of Ultron, there’s no arguing the perfect casting of James Spader as Ultron. Even though he’s playing a 9-foot-tall robot, the character still had that perfect, Spader smugness to him and it worked incredibly well.

Marvel has now released a new behind the scenes featurette for Avengers: Age of Ultron and though the focus is supposed to be the Twins, played by Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, the real highlight is Spader. He’s in a full motion capture body suit with a several foot high light above his head for the actors to look at. And just like Olsen says in the video, no matter what light you’re supposed to look at, it’s hard to take your eyes of Spader. He looks completely and utterly ridiculous. But also, totally in control and cool. It’s a sight to see.