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Robert Downey Jr. Suggests Marvel Will Seek Younger Replacements In Recasting Parts
It’s kind of surprising, and maybe a little dispiriting, to see one of the top moneymakers in Hollywood essentially refer to himself as a product that can be switched out so easily. But that’s how the Marvel machine works, as Edward Norton and Terrence Howard would happily tell you.
Marvel's Mandarin One-Shot May Lead Into Iron Man 4
I’m guessing Marvel wants The Mandarin in play if RDJ agrees to staying in the suit. Or maybe they’re willing to recast Tony Stark down the line, and are keeping options open.
Terrence Howard Says Robert Downey Jr. Took His Iron Man 2 Contract Money
Now, we all know that Downey is paid extremely handsomely to play Iron Man, and that Marvel is notorious for playing crazy hardball with pretty much all of its other actors, and it's completely believable that Howard's departure happened the exact way he said it happened on Bravo last night
Avengers Assemble For Patriotic Propaganda Posters
Are you ready to assemble with Marvel’s The Avengers? Graphic artist Adam Levermore is. He went ahead and created a series of patriotic, WWII-inspired “recruitment” one-sheets for each of the main Avengers heroes, from Captain America to Thor and Iron Man.
Iron Man 3 Headed To Blu-ray And DVD In September, Will Get Early Digital Release
Walt Disney Home Entertainment announced the release on Friday, noting that 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD copies will hit shelves on September 24. However, fans who are just interested in catching Tony Stark on his latest adventure and through some marital spats with Pepper Potts will be able to do so early if they purchase a digital copy of the film. Digital copies will be available through various outlets beginning on September 3.
Robert Downey Jr. Has Officially Signed On For The Avengers 2 & 3
Robert Downey Jr. has committed to play Tony "Iron Man" Stark for two more feature films, specifically The Avengers 2 and The Avengers 3. What's not mentioned in Marvel's press release—and is sure to be a matter of speculation until someone fesses up—is just how much Downey commanded to step back into that cumbersome suit.
Watch Iron Man In 60 Seconds As An 8-Bit Video Game
You know what the real problem is with 8-bit videos like this? They always make me wish that the "game" were something that I could actually purchase and play. There are instances where enough people are inspired that the game actually does becomes a reality, but in the case of the Iron Man game you see above I think we'll also just have to be satisfied with the idea.
Iron Man 4: Why It Won't Happen
There’s no way that they’d willingly kill off the stream of success by ending the Iron Man franchise, especially while Robert Downey Jr. is still willing to get back into the suit for further adventures. Iron Man 4 is a lock...Or is it?
Tony Stark's Best One-Liners: The Iron Man Supercut
Who knew that superheroes could be really, really funny? Sure, it seems totally plausible now, in this post-Avengers world, but when Iron Man emerged in 2008-- the same summer that Batman went darker than ever in The Dark Knight-- Tony Stark and his endless arsenal of quips seemed like a revelation. By casting the quick-witted Robert Downey Jr. and giving him a lot of good lines, Marvel created the energetic superhero that we didn't really even know we needed
Iron Man Wages War On Deadly Helicopters In MTV's Exclusive Clip
While we don’t notice Pepper (Gwyneth Paltrow) as the helicopters are waging war on Iron Man’s California headquarters, we do see Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) trying to get yet another prototype armor up and running, mustering just enough power to launch a vehicle at a threatening chopper. It looks as bad ass as it sounds.
Dress In Style For Iron Man 3 With These Awesome T-Shirt Designs
Threadless, the online T-shirt website, has opened up a new collection that celebrates all things Iron Man just in time for the new movie. There are 22 designs in total, all priced at $23.50 before tax and shipping, and there are some pretty badass designs on display from some really cool artists.
Iron Man 3 Parade Of Armor Continues With The Red Snapper
The photo of the new armor was shared on Facebook, where we learn that the Mark 35 suit is actually used by Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) as a “Disaster Rescue Suit” … which probably means that he has to use it often. I mean, you saw the latest trailers, right? His entire Malibu mansion gets blasted off its California perch.
Joss Whedon's Reaction To Iron Man 3 Might Surprise You
That’s Whedon’s self-deprecating humor, putting more pressure on himself to live up to not only Iron Man 3 (and the standalone Thor and Captain America sequels) but also the explosive finale of his own record-breaking Avengers, which raised the bar on the modern superhero blockbuster.
Terrence Howard Left Iron Man 2 Because They Would Only Pay Him $1 Million
Howard claims Cheadle was always the studio's first choice, so when it came time to cast Iron Man 2, they basically offered Howard a deal he could refuse. Paid $4.5 million for the first film, his contract suggested he'd get $8 for a sequel. However, he explains, “The second time, [the studio] said, 'We think the movie will be successful with or without you. So, instead of the $8m that we said we were gonna' pay you, we're going to let you come back for a million dollars.'"
Iron Man 3 Will Leave The Door Open For More Sequels With Robert Downey Jr
Iron Man is not going to die in the next movie. Not only will he appear in Avengers 2, he’ll emerge from the final credits and give Robert Downey Jr the opportunity to trot him out once, twice or several times more. Then again, if RDJ decides he’s got more than enough money in the bank and there are better opportunities elsewhere, the series can end here and now without any awkwardness.