We sit just two months away from the release of Iron Man 3, and Shane Black’s venture into superhero-dom is looking more and more fantastic with each passing trailer. And this 2-minutes plus look at the film, of course starring Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow, but also the likes of Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle, and Guy Pearce, might just be the best glimpse at the film yet. Give it a peek:
Here’s a couple quick points I want to make…
1) This shot right here…
… is really interesting to me. No mask. No armor. Just Tony Stark and some guns. How do we get to this point? I’m very intrigued.
2. As much as I was not into the original casting of Gwyneth as the leading lady role in the original Iron Man, her and RDJ have some amazing chemistry and it looks like they’re gonna have some turmoil making things a bit more difficult for them. I love it all. They’re both great.
3. Final question: Where does Robert Downey Jr. end and where does Tony Stark begin? I swear, he’s becoming this character so much that if I were to meet the man out in public, I would half expect to see the glowing reactor underneath his shirt. When Jon Favreau cast him in the first film, he not only overhauled his career, but he half-created a persona for Downey that he has carried on to become one of the most entertaining figures in Hollywood. Good on him for that.
All in all, this is a no-brainer. It’s gonna be awesome. I am slightly concerned about the “backup” which you can see here:
… and I do wonder who/what this entails, but I’ll trust Black and will definitely be there opening weekend.
I know I’m not alone in this feeling, so just tell me I’m right in the comments below…