Robert Downey Jr. Sets Goals for Iron Man 2

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It's a day of news about sequels, as we've already provided insight about Transformers 2 and Goonies 2.

Now, Robert Downey Jr. is opening up about the next Iron Man installment. He recently outlined the idea behind this sequel to

“Our goals are more of the same. The idea that he said he’s Iron Man in part 1…it’s one thing to say it, and it’s another thing to actually evolve to the point where you can live in a heroic fashion.

You know, they say, ‘The superhero movie always needs to follow…’ and I said who is that guy? Get him out of here! We want to do what worked for us last time, in a way that evolves.”

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It's true. One of our favorite things about Iron Man was the way the movie moved away from superhero cliches towards something more satisfying: what was logical for the character, as oppoed to the genre.

“We’re talking about a guy who is put in an extraordinary circumstance, and the people that are around him, and how that creates a sense of family, and how that disrupts whatever forces that we have to say that are working [in his life]," the star of the upcoming Tropic Thunder said.

"I like the idea of an Iron Man 2 that you’re able to understand various points of view. You’re able to touch on some subjects that are a lot more far reaching, while still grounding it in entertainment."

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Iron Man 2 Quotes

Tony Stark: [The strawberry vendor hands strawberries to Tony who's in his car] I don't like people handing me things just put it down there.
Strawberry Vendor: Aren't you Iron Man?
Tony Stark: [Driving off] Sometimes.

Ivan Vanko: [watching Stark on TV] You come from a family of thieves, and butchers. And like all guilty men, you try to rewrite your history, to forget all the lives the Stark family has destroyed.
[later, he works on a machine]
Ivan Vanko: There will be blood in the water, and the sharks will come...

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