The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Thomas Kretschmann has been cast as a “major villain” in Avengers: Age of Ultron.
According to the Hollywood Reporter
Sources say that Kretschmann will play Baron Wolfgang von Strucker, an antagonist for both Captain America (Chris Evans) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). In the comics, the man was a Nazi officer who becomes one of the heads of HYDRA, a terrorist organization.
We will keep you posted as more details emerge.