Don Cheadle Signs On for “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

Posted Friday December 13, 2013 11:25 AM GMT

It’s going to be a project of epic proportions, and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” just got another big boost of star power courtesy of Don Cheadle.

The “Traffic” actor will play Colonel Rhodes, aka War Machine when Tony Stark and the rest of the gang reconvene to battle the sentient robot known as Ultron.

Cheadle joins a killer cast of tried-and-true superhero actors including Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Ruffalo.

“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” is slated to begin production this spring, with a May 1st, 2015 release date.