Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as billionaire industrialist inventor Tony Stark, a/k/a Iron Man in this sequel to the 2008 blockbuster. With the world aware of his dual life as an armored superhero, there is pressure to reveal his technology or face formidable enemies. He opts for the latter.
The stellar cast features Mickey Rourke as Whiplash/Ivan Vanko, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany (Legion), John Slattery (Mad Men), Sam Rockwell (Moon) and Marvel Comics' creator Stan Lee.
With style, humor and suspense, the sequel is also directed by Jon Favreau, the actor from romantic-comedy Couples Retreat who also appears in Iron Man.
Iron Man 2 releases through most of the world April 28-30. It then hits US theaters and a few other countries the weekend of May 7.
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