Avengers 2’s Quicksilver could be Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor-Johnson wanted for Quicksilver in Avengers Assemble sequel

Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Kick-Ass
Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Kick-Ass

According to Deadline, Marvel’s first choice for the role of the impetuous, super-speedster Quicksilver in Joss Whedon’s Avengers Assemble sequel is Kick-Ass 2 star Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

The site reports that Taylor-Johnson’s scheduling issues may nix the plan, and negotiations are ongoing.

Interestingly, American Horror Story‘s Evan Peters, cast by Bryan Singer as Quicksilver in X-Men: Days Of Future Past, starred alongside Taylor-Johnson in the first Kick-Ass.

Kick-Ass 2 is due in cinemas from  in cinemas 16 August 2013. Pick up the first film on Blu-ray for £8 or DVD for £5 from Amazon.co.uk.