The upcoming Marvel Studios feature Armor Wars, originally planned as a six-episode Disney+ TV series, is being transformed to a theatrical film.
As suggested by THR, the mission will maintain its big name Don Cheadle, reprising his long-running Marvel Cinematic Universe position as James Rhodes aka War Machine, as well as its head author Yassir Lester. Although no launch window for Armor Wars were introduced when the change was made, it is predicted that it’ll now be driven back in Marvel’s slate of upcoming features.
Armor Wars was introduced in 2020 as a part of Disney’s Investor Day 2020, with its brand being found out extra recently, at Disney’s D23 Expo. The show was meant to evolve the 1987 arc from Marvel Comics wherein Tony Stark — performed by Robert Downey Jr. in the MCU till the character’s dying in Avengers: Endgame — observed that his armor technology had fallen into the incorrect hands and changed into being utilized by villains for their personal nefarious purposes. Iron Man and his allies sooner or later entered into an arms race to shield the world from the superior guns he had created. The famous Armor Wars comedian tale changed into written by Bob Layton and David Micheline with example by Mark D. Bright and Barry Windsor-Smith.
Iron Man’s Armored Legacy
Cheadle defined the Armor Wars version saying, “And as Marvel does, it is also an possibility to take the mythology and tip it on its head a bit bit and provide you with one-of-a-kind methods to inform the tale, so it is doing that and has performed that in spades.” The actor additionally addressed the differences among his character Rhodey and Tony in spite of the close friendship they shared: “I do not know, I mean I think that Rhodey is his personal dude. I don’t think that anyone can really step into Tony Stark or Iron Man’s shoes, I think he did that as well as anyone could ever do it. But I think we’re going to learn lots about what Rhodey does need and who he’s and what his… place in the firmament of MCU will in the end be.”
The Armor Wars film will take its vicinity in an ever-developing list of interconnected tales coming from Marvel Studios, which include Secret Invasion, which will star Cheadle along Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn, likewise returning to their roles from preceding movies. Secret Invasion is ready to premiere on Disney+ in 2023.
A release date for Armor Wars has not but been announced.