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Brace yourselves, Avengers fans!

Joss Whedon, the writer and director behind Avengers surprised fans at Comic-Con on Saturday in San Diego by revealing the superhero action sequel's title: Avengers: Age of Ultron.

The second installment of the superhero franchise is set to star Robert Downey Jr.Mark RuffaloChris EvansChris Hemsworth,Scarlett JohanssonJeremy RennerAnthony MackieAaron Taylor-Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson.

Whedon announced the title by showing a trailer featuring audio clips from the first film along with a piece of metal that formed on the screen to then reveal the head of the robotic villain Ultron, a creation of Ant-Man. The clip closed with the reveal of the title The Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Fans also learned the flick will hit theaters on May 1, 2015.

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