Man is a 2008 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics
character of the same name. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film stars
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and master
engineer who builds a powered exoskeleton and becomes the
technologically advanced superhero, Iron Man. Gwyneth Paltrow plays his
personal assistant Pepper Potts, Terrence Howard plays military liaison
James Rhodes and Jeff Bridges plays Stark Industries executive Obadiah
A sequel, Iron Man 2, is planned for a 2010 release, with Jon Favreau
and Robert Downey Jr returning as director and lead, respectively, with
a screenplay by Justin Theroux. Don Cheadle replaces Terrence Howard in
the role of Colonel Rhodes, who will also be seen as War Machine. Also
starring are Mickey Rourke as Whiplash, a villain with technologically
enhanced whips, Scarlett Johansson as the spy Black Widow and Samuel L.
Jackson reprising the role of Nick Fury.
Iron Man 3 is an upcoming American superhero film featuring the Marvel
Comics character Iron Man, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed
by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It will be the sequel to Iron
Man and Iron Man 2.