The news that Paul Rudd will play Hank Pym in the 2015 Ant-Man movie is the latest piece of inspired casting from Marvel Studios. Rudd will bring charm, humor and an appealing eye-twinkle to what may prove to be Marvel's most comedic movie under writer Joe Cornish and writer-director Edgar Wright.
Marvel characters have found tremendous success on the big screen, both in Marvel's own "in-house" movies such as the Avengers line and in those produced by other studios, such as the Wolverine/X-Men films. Bringing an established character to the screen is an unusual challenge because readers have a strong idea of what they want to see, and actors want to bring something new to the role. ComicsAlliance offers its view on the performers who pulled this off best.
You might have thought that Hot Toys had hit its Tony Stark quota with the accessory-packed "Mandarin Mansion Assault Version," but it just wouldn't be the holidays without announcing a 1/6 Scale collectible figure of Stark as he appeared in Rose Hill, Tenn. in Iron Man 3.
Actor Terrence Howard appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live Thursday nightin a knit cap and a kimono, because, you know, that's what you wear for a television interview show notorious for getting its guests drunk to chat and take a few viewer questions.
When a caller asked why Howard didn't reprise the role of James Rhodes in Marvel Studios' I
Even with 42+ armors battling onscreen at once in Iron Man 3, one of the film's most engaging scenes actually sees a mostly unsuited Tony Stark infiltrate The Mandarin's HQ using homespun gadgetry and spy-like cunning (not unlike a reverse Kevin McCallister from Home Alone). Playing off the excitement of the Iron escapade, Hot Toys has announced its new Tony Stark "Mandarin Mansion Assault Version" 1/6 scale collectible figure, which bears the battered likeness of actor Robert Downy Jr., a light-up chest simulating Stark's Arc Reactor, and comes packed with a backpack full of all the gizmos scene in the film.
After some uncertainty about Robert Downey Jr.'s return for The Avengers 2 and subsequent Iron Man sequels, Marvel confirmed todaythat the actor will once again play Tony Stark...at least two more times.
Following a screening of Iron Man 3 on Sunday night, Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Ben Kingsley met with the press at a conference in Beverly Hills on Monday to answer questions about the new Marvel Studios film based on the superhero created by Jack Kirby, Don Heck, Stan Lee and Larry Lieber. ComicsAlliance was there to hear the uncommonly jovial cast's remarks about working with acclaimed writer-directo
Hot Toys' new diecast take on its 1/6 scale Iron Man 3 Movie Masterpiece Series has finally caught up with Tony Stark's new Mark XLII suit. Just as in the IM3 trailers, however, the metal and plastic rendition of the new suit is set to get trashed something fierce, with swappable battle-damaged pieces aplenty - including an unmask
The latest theatrical trailer for Iron Man 3 has arrived online care of Yahoo!, bringing with it quite a bit of new footage and a clearer setup for the conflict between Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). We've seen the Armored Avenger get trashed in previous trailers and prom
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