Damien Chazelle creating and debuted a short film at Sundance last year titled Whiplash in order to gather funding for a full feature that turned out to be an Oscar winner. thankfully we can now watch the J.K. Simmons short film online.
There have been some artist renderings of what Mickey Rourke would look like in Iron Man 2, but USA Today got the scope (is it really a scoop if the paper is working with the company to get first access?) and the picture of Rourke in his getup. This first image of the character shows Whiplash making an appearance at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. Favreau as usual is tight-lipped about plot points and declines to discuss whether the big-screen Whiplash is, as in the Marvel Comics, a weapons designer who works for Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell), a competitor of
Prepare to have your productivity fall through the floor after you start playing Marvel Entertainment’s Iron Man Armored Popper game over at MarvelKids.com. Iron Man Armored Popper is a challenging, fun, puzzle type game that uses Iron Man’s repulsor beams to knock down his enemies and clear each stage in this wildly entertaining game. Defeat the likes of Mandarin, Madame Masque, Whiplash, Count Nefaria and moreâ€”and gain new powers while doing it! If you’re not an Iron Man fan, there are also Wolverine and Hulk games available too.Â These games are part of the promotion leading up the the Iron
He was in, then out, and now he’s back in again. Mickey Rourke has signed on the bottom line to appear in Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau. Rourke also met with Jon Favreau and scribe Justin Theroux and got to be part of the development of his character. He’ll play Whiplash, a character that includes elements from that comicbook villain and Crimson Dynamo, another Russian baddie. Variety is reporting that Marvel is remaining mum on the announcement. Note: That image may or may not be an official concept sketch. via Variety