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Iron Man 2
Release Date: May 7, 2010 (North America)
Genres: Action, Comic Book, Sequel MPAA Rating: PG-13
Production Phase: Released
Studio: Paramount Pictures Production Company: Marvel Studios
Who's In It: Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Don Cheadle (Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes/War Machine), Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts), Mickey Rourke (Ivan Vanko/Whiplash), Sam Rockwell (Justin Hammer)
Who's Making It: Jon Favreau (Director), Justin Theroux (Screenwriter), Kevin Feige (Producer), Jon Favreau (Executive Producer), Stan Lee (Executive Producer)
Premise: Six months after his outing as a superhero, billionaire Tony Stark wrestles with the government over their hard line stance to release the Iron Man technology to them while also sectely fighting for his life against... More »
Official Website: ironmanmovie.marvel.com/
What We Think: The first Iron Man rocked hard. But with a rushed two-year schedule to get the sequel from the concept stage to screeen, will Favreau and company have the necessary time they need to deliver maximum... More »
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Iron Man 2 will arrive on home video September 28, 2010. The regular DVD version will have two-discs and come with an audio commentary by director Jon Favreau, two featurettes and four deleted scenes. There will also be a three-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack much more bonus features. You can check out all of the specs for both releases here.- Paramount Hone Video. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Last night a special screening for Iron Man 2 was held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas. While the after party featured an hour's worth of DJing by director Jon Favreau, it's the audience reports that are capturing the attention of film website and blog readers.
As many suspected, there is a post-end credits easter egg scene in Iron Man 2. While that scene wasn't shown at earlier press screenings for the film, it was featured at the end of the IM2 credits during last night's screening.
For an eyewitness report of the post-credits scene read Latino Review's report.- Latino Review. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Saturday, April 24, 2010
We've added another 10 stills to our Iron Man 2 gallery plus two new poster designs, one for Whiplash and the other for the movie's IMAX run (seen on left.)- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
The Italian film site Bad Taste has posted what they claim is a description of the easter egg scene you'll see after the end credits have rolled in Iron Man 2. You can read the scoop in the original Italian or read the translation below, which we're delivering in spoiler sensitivity:
Sunday, April 11, 2010
We've added 10 new photos to our Iron Man 2 gallery like this one showing Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) hanging out with a donut-munching Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.)- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
How high is the tracking surveys for audience interest in Iron Man 2? according to The Los Angeles Times, the figures are so impressive that talk has begun about the second big screen adventure for Marvel Comics' shellhead possibly being able to surpass the $158.4 million dollar opening weekend gross for The Dark Knight, the current record holder. The awareness level in three key demographics -- males under 30, over 30 and females over 30 -- are all high.
The first Iron Man picture opened to a $98 million dollar weekend, not shabby at all, but everyone that follows box office tracking fully expects Iron Man 2 to smash that number in its first 48 hours in theaters.- The Los Angeles Times. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Learn more about the movie at the official Iron Man 2, now live at www.ironmanmovie.com.
And the official site for the forthcoming Stark Expo is now online too at www.starkexpo2010.com. Find out which companies are attending by looking at a map of the grounds. The Expo opens May 7.- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
At this year's Wonderland Paramount will be handing out a special Iron Man 2 teaser poster exclusive to the con that features Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow front and center. You want to see her front and center?Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Hello international poster for Iron Man 2. It's great to see you, especially that side profile of Black Widow that you've got. Can we buy you a drink?- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Jon Favreau has tweeted that "The Wilhelm scream is in" Iron Man 2. For film lovers with deep knowledge levels of sound effects that little packet of info will be welcomed but for the rest of us, what the heck is a Wilhelm scream and what's it doing in Iron Man 2?
The scream began being heard in the early 1950s and became a defacto death scream for bad guys and good guys but more importantly generic background guys. Then, in Star Wars sound effects maestro Ben Burtt used the scream in the picture. Burtt began using it throughout the other films he worked on after Star Wars and soon people that watched a lot of movies began to take notice of the telltale yell. Now the Wilhelm scream is heard in hundreds of movies and has become an audio easter egg hunt. The name comes from the name of a character that is heard yelling the scream, Private Wilhelm, in the 1953 movie The Charge at Feather River.
Here's a compilation of Wilhelm screams throughout some of cinema's best and biggest action movies:
- Jon Favreau via Twitter. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Three new Iron Man 2 standees are about to be spotted standing in theater lobbies everywhere. One shows Tony in his Mark VI armor, one shows War Machine and the other is a waist-up shot of the pair of superheroes (seen on the left.) The studio has also released a new still of Tony unmasked, staring into the bright red eyes of War Machine. Look at the new pretty photos in our updated photo gallery for the movie.- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Right after tonight's broadcast of the Academy Awards Paramount unrolled the second trailer for Iron Man 2. New things glimpsed in the trailer: more Black Widow, more set-up of the rivalry between Tony Stark and Justin Hammer, a couple of seconds of new Whiplash, Rhodey telling Tony that he doesn't have to be a "lone gunslinger" and then the sausage gets served: Tony has a Mark V Iron Man armor that unfolds from a briefcase shape into the red and silver suit from the 1980s comic books!
See the new Iron Man 2 trailer on Apple's trailer site or watch the cinematic goodness below courtesy of our pals at Paramount Pictures:
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Saturday, February 27, 2010
Here's a good look at Hasbro's upcoming line of Iron Man 2 action figures. Included in the series is Iron Man in his Mark VI armor, Nick Fury, the Black Widow, War Machine and Whiplash. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the world's first Mickey Rourke action figures and it's about time.
Bigger views of the figures can be found here at PopEater.- PopEater. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Paramount has released a new still from Iron Man 2 showing Tony Stark waiting for the start of the race. Click on the image to your left to see the new photo full-size or catch it in our recently updated Iron Man 2 photo gallery.- Paramount Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Iron Man 2 will be released in digital IMAX theaters on the same date as the film's worldwide release, May 7. "Iron Man 2 is a fantastic addition to our growing film slate for 2010, which is filling out faster than any previous year," said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond in a company issued press release today. "The rollout of our digital projection system has enabled us to add more films to the slate, and we're very excited to partner with Marvel and Paramount on this next installment of the incredible Iron Man franchise."
"We're thrilled to once again be working with Paramount and our long time friends at Marvel Entertainment as we help to bring their characters to life in IMAX," added Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "The combination of Marvel's iconic Iron Man story, Jon Favreau's brilliant vision and Paramount Pictures' talented team coupled with IMAX will make for a wild cinematic experience."- IMAX Corporation. Comment on this Scoop (0)