May 7th, 2010. Remember this date because it is when “Iron Man 2” comes out. There is a great trend within the superhero genre and that is that the first sequel is always spectacular when compared to the original. “Superman” vs. “Superman 2.” “Batman Begins” vs. “The Dark Knight.” “X-Men” vs. “X2.” With all these movies, the sequel has surpassed the original in every way, thus the excitement for “Iron Man 2.” The first brought Robert Downey Jr. back to the public eye and was a critical and commercial success, as well as established Marvel as a Hollywood power player and started the march to the LONGGGGGGGGG hoped for “Avengers” movie and a unified Marvel film universe, a first for any comic book company and rare in the movie industry. The newest trailer, released this past Sunday, is promising even better results. Mark May 7th on your calender because Tony Stark is back in action.
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