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Robert Downey Jr. Talks Walking Away From 'Iron Man'; Convinced He's Going To Be An Oscar Winner One Day

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2013 11:53 AM
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Iron Man 3
You've heard it all before. Franchise actors who claim they want to move on and tackle more artistic endeavors, or who insist they will only come back if the script is right and can do justice to the film(s) that came before. But few of those people are Robert Downey Jr., and even fewer earned the $50 million he pocketed from the mega-success of "The Avengers," thanks to his back-end deal for starring in the movie. So, will RDJ really walk away from that kind of money, despite professing a desire to move on from playing Tony Stark? If his interview in GQ is anything to go by, the answer is yes.

Watch: Tony Stark Has A Shootout In Clip From 'Iron Man 3' Plus New TV Spot

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 14, 2013 10:49 PM
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Iron Man 3, poster header
Marvel marketing is a superhero unto its own, with that department of the studio continuing to churn out clip and TV spot after clip and TV spot to keep "Iron Man 3" in the pop culture conversation. And so it goes...

Watch: 'Iron Man 3' Featurette Shows Off New Footage Of The Film & Supporting Characters

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2013 4:36 PM
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...because there is a marketing budget to spend, that's why. That's the answer to your question as to why Marvel keeps pumping out material for "Iron Man 3," which pretty much everyone on the planet Earth knows by now is coming out in a few short weeks. But there are still some treats to be had inside the blitzkrieg of advertising.

Watch: Tony Stark Challenges Mandarin In Clip From 'Iron Man 3' Plus New TV Spot

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 5, 2013 1:34 PM
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You guys, Tony Stark is mad. It may be "Iron Man 3," but the mega-rich, technology aided superhero still taunts like he's a kid out on the schoolyard, and in the first clip from the movie, he tries to get under the skin of Mandarin rather ineffectively.

Watch: Marvel Phase Two Preview Teaser & 'Iron Man 3' TV Spot; 'The Avengers 2' Set To Shoot Early 2014

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 2, 2013 11:27 AM
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The Avengers
Lots of little Marvel bits and bobs have emerged from the nerd Easter basket over the past day or two, so we've rounded them all up in one convenient spot for your edification. This is all pretty minor stuff, but nonetheless, Marvel-heads will probably want to give it a whirl.

Watch: New Trailer For 'Iron Man 3'; Shane Black Says Film Leaves Door Open For Fourth Entry

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 5, 2013 11:59 AM
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Watch the new "Iron Man 3" trailer
After counting it down for the past few days, Marvel has finally lifted the curtain on the new trailer for "Iron Man 3," so strap in and get ready for the ride. And you know what? You probably won't be shocked to learn that this likely won't be Robert Downey Jr.'s or Tony Stark's last ride at the superhero rodeo.

Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow & Don Cheadle Pop Up With Robert Downey Jr. In New 'Iron Man 3' Pics

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 1, 2013 10:42 AM
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The marketing machine (or should that be the Stark-eting machine?...no? Sorry...) behind “Iron Man 3” is now working at full capacity so expect to be bombarded with little bits and pieces from the Marvel three-quel between now and its April/May release date (and a new trailer next week, fyi). Disney will have high expectations for Shane Black’s take on Tony Stark, and its performance should give us a good gauge of just how much of a boost the $1.5 billion-grossing “The Avengers” will give each of the standalone Marvel movies. With the first two "Iron Man" movies grossing $585 million and $624 million respectively, there’s still the slim possibility that Marvel could have another billion dollar hit on their hands this summer.

Pepper Potts Prays For 'Iron Man 3' In New Poster

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 25, 2013 10:20 AM
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We have to admit that if anyone had told us that Pepper Potts would serve as the emotional lynchpin in the "Iron Man" movies before they came out, we wouldn't have believed them. However, thanks to some great chemistry between Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr., and decent writing to go along with it, the pair serve as the best and most fleshed out relationship of any of the Marvel movies. And once again, in the series' third installment, their union is being put to the test.

Watch: 'Iron Man 3' Flies To The Rescue In Super Bowl Teaser Trailer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 3, 2013 9:07 PM
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So you spend millions and million of dollars on a Super Bowl spot, only to have every other rival studio drop their ads right at the same time. Smart marketing? We'll let the accountants sort it out, but Marvel is hoping to transform jocks into nerds with this Super Bowl spot.

Robert Downey Jr. Out, Joaquin Phoenix In For Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 24, 2013 3:53 PM
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Joaquin Phoenix may come off as somewhat mercurial, perhaps even unapproachable, but his talent is unassailable, and it seems he forges strong creative connections. One need look no further than the four films he's made with James Gray, and now it looks like he's ready to re-up with his "The Master" director Paul Thomas Anderson.

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