[Movies] Thomas Kretschmann Cast as Baron Strucker in Avengers: Age of Ultron Posted by Larry Csonka on 01.15.2014
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Thomas Kretschmann (Dracula) has been cast as Baron Strucker in Avengers: Age of Ultron. THR also notes that his deal is for multiple films.
The Baron Strucker character debuted back in 1964s "Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos," and is a former Nazi officer that is host to the "death spore virus". The virus gives him powerful healing abilities and has stopped his aging. But if he dies, the virus can go airborne and wipe out all life on Earth.