Announced at this weekend's SXSW conference, Marvel will follow-up digital series for Wolverine and Iron Man with one based on the Disney XD animated series. read more
[brightcove videoID=3323406477001 playerID=2540257919001] Writer-actor-director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Elf, Iron Man and Iron Man 2) premiered his new movie Chef at this week’s SXSW festival in Austin, Tex., In between slinging Cubano sandwiches, Favreau gave us five minutes on his career and approach to filmmaking. The script for Chef came to him in a flash (he says he wrote [...]
When Jon Favreau released the first Iron Man, he was still seen as an exciting young director on his way up despite having credits like Made, Elf, and Zathura. Then came Iron Man 2 and Cowboys & Aliens, and his name started to elicit more eye-rolls than smiles. Show More Summary
Here's a heart-warmer: A doctor in Zhejiang province turned himself into Iron Man to impress his 6-year-old son whom he'd been away from because of a busy work schedule. [ more › ]
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Actor, director and screenwriter Jon Favreau traded the high-flying super hero antics of his "Iron Man" movies for a quieter new film about a celebrated chef who quits his job at a top-flight restaurant and takes to the road i...
Who is the Black Widow? Since surfacing in Iron Man 2, there’s not a whole lot we know about SHIELD agent Natasha Romanoff, as played by Scarlett Johansson. By her words, she’s definitely a spy who has some red on her ledger, and she seems to have run black ops with pal Hawkeye for awhile now. Show More Summary
Yesterday morning, a young man who was allegedly hallucinating on drugs began aggressively batting away at passing cars for over three minutes with a stick on Fulong Road in Shenzhen. He carried a one-meter iron stick that he stole from a construction worker and was "battling" with police for more than 2 hours while standing on the 30-meter high balustrade. [ more › ]
Actor/writer/director Jon Favreau's food-truck film Chef will premiere tomorrow night at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, so to prepare for the media blitz, Favreau and Chef co-star/frequent collaborator/Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. designed a few "unofficial" posters specifically...
Ironically, you will never feel more desirable or powerful than when you’re 20 years a man’s junior. It’s just how it is.
So last week, President Obama announced—tongue firmly planted in cheek—that defense contractors are building Iron Man: He’s probably referring to this Broad Agency Announcement regarding research proposals having to do with Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) technologies. Specifically, the U.S. military is looking for new armor-integrated...
Something tells us this guy won't be joining the Avengers anytime soon. A 32-year-old man by the name of Tony Stark Mark Fischer is accused of attempting to use a blowtorch to cut into an ATM in Portland on Sunday, in a story that could be turned into a great Portlandia sketch. Not only did he reportedly [...]
Learn how a pre-"Iron Man" Downey was fired from "Ally McBeal," leading to the big plans for the Season 4 finale to be scrapped.
It's no Iron Man suit, but if you've got a knack for civil disobedience and often find yourself on the business end of a Taser, the folks at Hackaday discovered that carbon fiber clothing can actually let you shrug off those electric shocks. Read more...
At the tail end of 2013, Iron Man 3 received one of the biggest bitch-slaps of the year, courtesy of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The teen novel adaptation swooped in and eclipsed the Marvel superhero’s spot as the highest grossing movie of the year, at least in terms of domestic box office. Show More Summary
Marvel's Disneyland presence expands as "Captain America: The Living Legend and Symbol of Courage" joins Iron Man and Thor's exhibits.
Earlier today, Bleacher Report had an exclusive opportunity to speak with 19-time AL All-Star and Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. Aside from Ripken's broadcasting work, the former iron man is working with Transitions adaptive lenses, spreading...Show More Summary
We span the pop culture gamut in this edition of Theme Park Bits. Below, read about the following: A Transformers themed energy drink has been removed from Universal Studios. Check out some concept images of the Iron Man Experience ride coming to Hong Kong Disneyland. Show More Summary
A simple announcement to change the world. (Credit: CNN/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) The real news sometimes passes us by, as we eke out our survival and freak out at the state of our lives. I am grateful, therefore, to have been sent this snippet that might just change the way you think and live. Show More Summary
Meet the Exosuit – a 6.5-foot tall, 530 pound, aluminum alloy atmospheric diving system that stands to change the way we explore the ocean deep. Designed to envelop a single human occupant in surface atmosphere conditions at depths of up to 1,000 feet, stepping into this articulated, human-shaped shell is like putting on a custom-tailored submarine. Read more...
There might be room for one more on The Avengers team! If Andrew Garfield gets his way, Spider-Man is going to be swinging into action with Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and the whole crew! Oh HELL to the yes! A. Garf gave his blessing to sharing the screen with Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, and Chris Evans [...]