Thats right, one of the biggest and most succesful comic books, made by the big M(arvel...), is finally getting the film that was promised a while back, after several fall throughs in scripts and directors the film has been under full swing production scheduled for a 2nd of may 2008 release.
Based upon Marvel's iconic Super Hero, "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. Upon his return to America, Tony must come to terms with his past. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man.
Robert Downey Jr. Will play Tony Stark
Terrance Howard will play james Rhodes
There have been several images and posters released:
The main enemy has been announced as Iron Monger and it is unknown if the manderin will make an appearance.
Whats the second most kick ass comic book character ever?
Who has been confirmed to be played by the actor Terrance Howard
How ridiculously amazing does this film look?
So, get ready and suit up, Iron man hits our screens May 2nd 2008.