“As soon as we finish this season at the end of April/start of May 2014, I go to London to shoot the next Avengers movie. Then I come right back and start the second season of The Blacklist.”
“I think it’ll be a lot of fun and it’s incredibly nostalgic for me. When I was a kid my best friend had trunks of comics and I didn’t have any so I used to love going for sleepovers at his house. Also I have three sons and two of them have a great interest in comics so they’re excited I’m playing the role.”
James Spader on playing Ultron in the Avengers sequel (X)
“Spader was my first and only choice. He’s got that hypnotic voice that can be eerily calm and compelling, but he’s also very human and humorous. Ultron is not Hal [from 2001: A Space Odyssey]. Spader can play all of the levels. He’s the guy to break The Avengers into pieces.”
Joss Whedon on why he cast James Spader as Ultron (X)

Cordelia: “Vamp nail polish?”

Buffy: “Um, over?”

Cordelia: “So over. James Spader?”

Buffy: “He needs to call me!”