Friday, September 29, 2006

Full Metal Jacket For Downey's "Iron Man"

Actor Robert "Chaplin" Downey Jr. will play Marvel Comics' alcoholic, millionaire industrialist 'Tony Stark', aka "Iron Man" for director Jon "Elf" Favreau, now set for a May 2, 2008 release through Paramount Pictures.

Marvel said the film will deal with Stark's invention of the repulsor-ray 'Iron Man' suit, his conflicted past as a weapons inventor and his ongoing battle with cosmic-ring wearing villain 'The Mandarin'.

Under a financing agreement with Merrill Lynch, Marvel can budget up to $165 million for "Iron Man".

Principal photography is scheduled to begin, February, 2007.

Kevin Feige and Avi Arad will produce.

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