Aaron Taylor-Johnson Talks Avengers Sequel Quicksilver Role: I'm 'Really Looking Into It, Properly'

Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears on NBC's 'Today' show on July 29, 2013 Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears on NBC's 'Today' show on July 29, 2013

Following rampant online speculation that Aaron Taylor-Johnson is in talks to play Quicksilver in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the actor spoke to Access Hollywood about the role.

“I think it’s a really interesting character,” the 23-year-old star told Access at the junket for his latest movies, “Kick-Ass 2.”

Though he couldn’t confirm that he has been offered the role, the actor did give us a hint that he’s being considered.

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“I’m really looking into it, properly,” he continued. “We’ll have to see.”

Adding, “Joss [Whedon] is a super talented director and has got a fantastic vision, I love what he did with the first ‘Avengers.’”

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The character – the mutant son of Magneto, who has the ability to move at amazing speeds – will first be seen on the big screen in July 2014 when Evan Peters plays him in “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

Quicksilver’s sister, the Scarlet Witch, is also slated to appear in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” which hits theaters on May 1, 2015.

-- Jesse Spero

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