It’s Time to Break Out the Iron: Iron Man Costumes That Is!

There is just something about a Superhero that makes us all feel happy and safe, at least in the movies. Iron Man the movie created based on the Marvel Comic character was released in 2008. Now the announcement of Iron Man 2 has been made. Iron Man 2 will hit theatres on May 7th, 2010. It is still five months away, but now is the time to start planning for your children’s birthday bash or other costume party where Iron Man will need to be the hero of the night.

This second film is being directed by Jon Favreau, who also directed the first film. Robert Downey Jr. will be taking back his role as Tony Stark aka Iron Man. The story line will be picking up six months after the end of the first movie. A new character will be provided for us in this sequel. Since the old nemesis was destroyed it was naturally important to bring another comic book villain to life from Iron Man. This time Iron Man will be battling Mandarin.

Mandarin first appeared in the comics in February 1964 with Tales of Suspense #50. Mandarin was the son of the wealthiest man in China, a descendent of Genghis Khan. Unfortunately, the story line goes that Mandarin was unable to take his position of power due to a Communist Revolution. It was during this time Mandarin began to master Makluan Science. He also spent a great deal of time working towards achieving World Domination. If you wish to be the evil doer you will definitely have to get working on the Mandarin Costume.

Gwyneth Paltrow is also coming back as Virginia Pepper Potts, Stark’s closest friend. S.H.I.E.L.D an espionage law enforcement agency of the Marvel Comic will be playing an important role in the movie, also. If Iron Man 2 is anything like its predecessor it will be a hit among US movie goers. After all, who doesn’t love a good tale of good versus evil?

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