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Iron Man Just Got A Full Makeover Too
The fine people over at Marvel have gotten their magic wands out and changed quite a bit about the their most beloved characters over the past few days. Moving forward in the comic world, Sam Wilson, better known as The Falcon, will be taking over for Captain America, and Thor’s mantle will pass to a woman. As such, many fans expected a huge alteration for Iron Man
The Military Is Making Real Iron Man Suits With The Help Of Hollywood
Watching just about any Iron Man movie might get you thinking how sweet it would be to have a Iron Man suit to call your very own. Well, the US military agrees, and is currently in the works on turning this superhero science fiction into a reality. And they are calling on Hollywood to help.
Can You Name These 20 Marvel Supporting Characters?
Thanks to some unbridled critical and box office success, practically everyone in the world knows the big stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America (and the actors who play them) are all not only true blue household names, and the same can be said for their females leads and villains. But what about the supporting players of the big screen comic book world?
Jon Favreau Reveals His Thoughts On Edgar Wright's Ant-Man Departure
Following the parting of ways between Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios over the upcoming comic book movie Ant-Man, it was Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn of all people who stepped out into the spotlight and really said all the right things to try and calm irate fans down.
6 Marvel-ous Things We Learned From Clark Gregg's AMA
Question: what happens when the Internet is given free reign to ask Clark Gregg anything they want? Answer: Pretty much everything you'd expect, but much more fun.
Jon Favreau Details His Fight With Marvel Studios To Cast Robert Downey Jr. As Iron Man
While Robert Downey Jr. is now easily one of the most beloved movie stars in the world, prior to taking on the role of Tony Stark in 2008's Iron Man the actor had a very different public image. Despite years and years of putting on fantastic performances in great films, the star was much better known for his drug and alcohol habits and as a result was considered by many in the studio system to be an extreme risk.
The 5 Coolest Superhero Costume Upgrades
We have taken a long look back at the history of comic book movies and have determined the five best superhero costume upgrades we’ve seen within single franchises. Read on to see which designs made the cut!
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?