Iron Man tells the story of Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man.
This is the movie Iron Man fans have been dying to see for a VERY long time... and it looks as if after years of false starts, things are on track for a movie that will exceed our wildest expectations!
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Iron Man could have easily been turned over to some... shall we say, "semi-talented" director who could have had a small budget to work with and would have turned out some 2nd rate B-movie version of our favorite amored Avenger. But no, lo and behold the mighty comic book and movie gods smiled upon the long-suffering Shellhead fans, blessing us with a director (Jon Favreau) who turned out to have a killer vision for the movie. Not only that but he brought on board a bevy of A-list actors to play crucial roles:
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark
Terrence Howard as Jim Rhodes
Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts
Jeff Bridges as Obadiah Stane
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury (unconfirmed)
And then of course there is the armor, and images speak louder than words, so:
Ah, but how does Downey Jr. look as Tony Stark? Can he pull it off?
Oh, I think we have a winner:
Here he is forging the first suit of armor - the grey clunker - while prisoner:
And how did that grey armor turn out? Glad you asked:
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