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Iron Patriot confirmed for Iron Man 3

May 31st, 2012 by bash 4 Comments

Iron Patriot is set to appear in Iron Man 3.

SuperHeroHype confirmed the news as well as bagging a photo of the character on the set of Shane Black’s movie. To avoid spoiling more of the film we will tell you who plays the characted below the on-set picture.

According to SuperHeroHype, “the armor is being worn by James Badge Dale, who plays Eric Savin in the feature film. First announced earlier this month, Savin becomes, in the comic books, the cyborg villain Coldbood. At this point it is unknown whether or not we’ll see the actor in multiple costumes or if Coldblood and Iron Patriot are being merged into one character”.

The armour made its first appearance in 2009’s “Dark Avengers” #1 and following the events of the ‘Secret Invasion’ crossover, Norman Osborn was mistakenly heralded as an American hero and tasked with leading a group of government sanctioned-Avengers. Taking the technology from Stark Industries, Osborn designed his suit to represent the then-recently-deceased Captain America.

Because the character of Osborn is a Spider-Man villain and the rights rest at Sony Pictures, it is expected that a different character will be donning the suit in the upcoming film.

Iron Man 3 stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, James Badge Dale, Ashley Hamilton and Jon Favreau, and will hit theaters on May 3, 2013.

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  • Matthew McKee

    hmmmmmmmmmmmm Interesting. i shall do my research :)

  • Paddy Ryan

    I really hope Marvel aren’t going to bastardise their own storylines as Norman Osborn IS Iron Patriot not Eric Savin. It’s a key part of the Marvel Siege and Dark Avengers storyline, I’d hate to see that thrown away for a redundant henchman story and it’s akin to making Doctor Octopus as The Green Goblin. I would expect Marvel to have a bit of respect for their own continuity.

  • Marc Savage

    I’m really concerned there’s too much happening in this mvie to be honest…

  • Markmarino39

    Filming has just begun yesterday. With China being on set in this year’s fourth quarter, let’s hope Kingsley is there on set as Mandarin. John Badge Dale’s Iron Patriot will probably be working either for him or A.I.M.

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