Ellen Brandt
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Appeared in Iron Man 3
Status Deceased
Actor Stephanie Szostak
"Is that all you've got? A cheap trick and a cheesy one-liner?"
―Ellen Brandt[src]

Ellen Brandt was a former soldier working for A.I.M.


Iron Man 3

Ellen was a former soldier who was missing her left arm when she entered into A.I.M's Extremis project; the serum was able to regrow her lost limb.

Ellen bumped into Tony Stark as he was heading into Neptune's Bar and later interrupts him while he was talking to Chad Davis' mother. She started attacking him but was killed in an explosion that Tony creates in the kitchen of a restaurant in Tennessee by putting metal in a microwave.

Character traits

Ellen was a facially scarred Extremis soldier/assassin. A physically enhanced woman with deep-seated anger and a sadistic streak, Ellen enjoys using her exceptional strength to hurt and main her enemies.

Powers and Abilities


  • Extremis: Ellen was an amputee soldier, missing her left forearm. She volunteer to be a test subject for Killian Extremis experiment. She endured the pain of the infusion long enough for her body to accept Extremis, and watched it regenerate her missing arm.
    • Superhuman Strength: Extremis enhanced Ellen's physical strength to superhuman levels; the full limits of which aren't known.
    • Superhuman Reflexes: Extremis enhanced Ellen's reflexes to superhuman levels.
    • Superhuman Agility: Extremis enhanced Ellen's agility to superhuman levels.
    • Superhuman Dexterity: Extremis enhanced Ellen's dexterity to superhuman levels.
    • Superhuman Equilibrium: Extremis enhanced Ellen's balance and bodily coordination to superhuman levels.
    • Superhuman Flexibility: Extremis enhanced Ellen's flexibility to superhuman levels.
    • Superhuman Speed: Extremis enhanced Ellen's speed to superhuman levels; the full limits of which aren't known.
    • Accelerated Healing Factor: Extremis gave Ellen's human body tissue regeneration capabilities. Extremis was able to regenerate Ellen's missing limb in mere seconds.
    • Exothermic Reaction: Extremis allowed Ellen to be able to consciously raise the temperature of parts of her body. Brandt can control the extent that it might only scorch skin, or increased to the point where it can cause steel to turn into a molten state.



  • Marvel Cinematic Universe (1 film)

Behind the scenes

To be added


  • In the comics, Ellen was married to Ted Sallis, the Man-Thing.
  • In the comics, Ellen's scar wasn't limited to a circle on the left cheek: she had her entire face burnt by Man-Thing's acid.


Iron Man 3



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