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'Iron Man' Super Bowl spot to go online Sunday

    February 03, 2008

Paramount Pictures have released a new image from the movie 'Iron Man', along with the following info about the characters debut during the multi-million dollar advertising delivery package known as Super Bowl XLII:

Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment today announced that a prime advertising spot for Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated “Iron Man” will air during the Super Bowl XLII face-off between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants on Sunday February 3, 2008.

Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment Present the big screen adaptation of Marvel’s legendary Super Hero Iron Man, which opens in theaters on May 2, 2008.

Marvel.com will tease the spot on February 1, and following its TV debut at approximately 4:30 p.m. PST, the ad will be available on Apple.com, Marvel.com, and the official Iron Man website at IronManMovie.com.  Additional sites, including Yahoo Sports! and ESPN.com, will carry the ad the following day.

Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr. stars as Tony Stark/Iron Man in the story of a kidnapped billionaire industrialist and genius inventor. Using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity.  When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man. The highly-anticipated action-adventure co-stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard and Shaun Toub.  The film is directed by Jon Favreau from a screenplay by Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby and Art Marcum & Matt Holloway, produced by Avi Arad and Kevin Feige.  The executive producers are Louis D’Esposito, Peter Billingsley, Jon Favreau, Ari Arad, Stan Lee and David Maisel.


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