During his appearance on this past Friday's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, actor James Spader, who plays the villainous Ultron in next summer’s upcoming Marvel flick Avengers: Age of Ultron, revealed how San Diego Comic-Con made quite the impression on him.
Let’s rewind this just a tiny little bit, shall we? So, this is what Spader told an amused (and at times slightly embarrassed, but in a good way) Fallon:
“I’m Ultron, eight-foot robot. We finished the season of Blacklist, and two days later I got on a plane and flew to London to shoot the Avengers. And then right after that came back here to New York and flew immediately to Comic-Con. And then flew back from Comic-Con to start shooting the second season of Blacklist.”
Then he added:
“But Comic-Con is the most insane ... have any of you ever been to Comic-Con? [Several audience members applaud] Oh, my god, you brave, brave souls. It is crazy. I mean life really can’t get strange enough for me, but I mean it’s the craziest place I have ever been.”
Then, after comparing attending a live concert to a tantric orgasmic experience (yeah, he went there), Spader explained how he saw Comic-Con, and it gets even funnier and so, so true:
“But Comic-Con it’s all anticipation. They’re not getting a performance in any way, shape or form. It’s a tease, because it’s all anticipatory. It’s like foreplay for hours and days. It’s three days of foreplay. But what you don’t realize, it’s not like at the end of the three days you get that, it’s going to happen. They’re anticipating an event that’s not going to happen for six months or a year.”
What do you guys think of James Spader's assessment of San Diego Comic-Con?
(via Comic Book)