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Marvel’s Iron Man sequel Iron Man 2 now in theaters

Marvel's Iron Man sequel Iron Man 2 now in theaters

Paramount and Marvel are making super hero fans in the United States very happy this weekend! After already running wild for a week in locations around the globe, Iron Man 2 is now in theaters across America. The Disney-owned Marvel flick already pulled in about $140 million dollars in foreign locations, now people are expecting big things at home. Robert Downey Jr. returns as Tony Stark, the wealthy playboy whose exploits as Iron Man are now public knowledge after his admission in the first film. Now, Stark is pitted against his Russian arch nemesis, Whiplash (Mickey Rourke), and corporate rival Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell). Also making their Marvel debuts are Scarlett Johansson as Russian spy Black Widow, and Don Cheadle, who takes over the role of Colonel James Rhodes from Terrence Howard. Who is seeing it this weekend?

Are you ready for Iron Man 2 on May 7th?

Are you ready for Iron Man 2 on May 7th?

When we left off at the end of the first Iron Man, Tony Stark admitted to the world that he was, in fact, the metallic super hero Iron Man. The sequel picks up on that trend, with the government hot on Tony’s heels, demanding control of the powerful Iron Man weapon suit. Meanwhile, they’re working with Stark’s rival, Justin Hammer, to develop heir own suit, with Stark’s military friend, Jim Rhodes, caught between them. Oh, throw in a threat from a super villain named Whiplash, recruit attempts from S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Nick Fury, and the eventually appearance of Warhammer… Iron Man 2 is a pretty full film! With just 10 days to go before the May 7th premiere of the Marvel comic book based film, here’s a bit more footage to get you excited!

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