Marvel Announces Avengers Cast Members, Plus Iron Man 3

We've known it was coming for some time, but Marvel Studios decided to make it official: Robert Downey Jr. has signed on for 2011's superhero team-up movie, The Avengers » 10/29/08 6:30am 10/29/08 6:30am movie — as well as 2012's newly official . And that's not all. The brand new War Machine, Don Cheadle, is coming along for the ride as well... as is…

Terrence Howard Didn't Even Get A Dear John Letter

Iron Man » 10/19/08 12:30pm 10/19/08 12:30pm - but - star Terrence Howard has been talking (to NPR of all places) about finding out that he's not going to get to be Jim Rhodes in Jon Favreau's second installment of the Marvel Comics tin man movie franchise, and if what he says is true, apparently Marvel isn't big on actually telling people why they've…

Marvel Exposes Your Children To Drunk Superheroes and Warring Giants

Marvel released two highly anticipated animated trailers in preparation for their cameos at San Diego Comic Con this year. First is the DVD movie Hulk Vs., which is exactly what it sounds like. The big green giant will be smashing the comic book characters Thor and Wolverine in an epic battle. Second is a trailer of… » 7/15/08 8:40am 7/15/08 8:40am

Iron Man 2 Will Have More Armored Heroes, But No Drunken Armor Mastery

Iron Man's coolest armored sidekick, War Machine will have a major role in Iron Man 2, says actor Terrance Howard. Filming for the Iron Man sequel starts next March, in the hopes of meeting the film's release date, set for April 2010, Howard told Military.com. But how does Howard's character, Jim Rhodes, become War… » 6/09/08 2:58pm 6/09/08 2:58pm

Iron Man Less Entertaining, More Propagandizing, Than Initially…

Sure, Iron Man may have seemed like harmless fun set in a vaguely "real world" setting, pitting Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark against villains so cartoony as to be easy to hate while realistic enough to hit all of our hidden preconceptions about "evil" in a post 9/11 world. But as it turns out, the movie was much more of… » 5/22/08 10:08am 5/22/08 10:08am