IRON MAN adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 11 Jan 2014 | updated - 5 months ago | Public

Note: If you disagree with my picks, remember, this is all opinion based. So comment below if you like or dislike my choices for this list.

1. Robert Downey Jr.

Actor | Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.

Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...

Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man

2. Terrence Howard

Actor | Hustle & Flow

Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Jeanine Williams (née Hawkins) and Tyrone Howard. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His love for acting came naturally, through summers spent with his great-grandmother, New York stage actress Minnie Gentry. He later began his acting career ...

James 'Rhodey' Rhodes a.k.a. War Machine

3. John Slattery

Actor | Spotlight

John Slattery was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Joan (Mulhern), a CPA, and John "Jack" Slattery, a leather merchant, both of Irish descent. John landed his first TV gig on the 1988 series The Dirty Dozen (1988) and has worked steadily since then. His television career has ...

Howard Stark

4. Hope Davis

Actress | American Splendor

Davis, second of three children, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Joan, a librarian (at one time, for the elementary section of Elisabeth Morrow School), and William Davis, an engineer. Davis has described her mother as a "great storyteller" who would take Davis and her siblings ...

Maria Stark

5. Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress | Shakespeare in Love

A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother is of mostly German descent. When Gwyneth was eleven, the ...

Pepper Potts

6. Jon Favreau

Producer | Chef

Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director.

The amiable, husky-framed actor with the ...

Happy Hogan

7. James D'Arcy

Actor | Cloud Atlas

James D'Arcy was born Simon Richard D'Arcy in London, England, to Caroline (O'Connor) and Richard D'Arcy. He was raised by his mother, a nurse. He trained at LAMDA and graduated in July 1995. During his three-year course, he gained acting experience by appearing in the plays "Heracles", "As You ...

Edwin Jarvis

8. Shaun Toub

Actor | Tehran

Shaun Toub was born in Tehran, Iran, to a Persian Jewish family. He was raised in Manchester, England. At the age of 14, he moved to Switzerland and after a two-year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire, to finish his last year of high school. After two years of college in ...

Yinsen

9. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

Nick Fury

10. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her mother, Melanie Sloan is from a Jewish family from the Bronx and her father, Karsten Johansson is a Danish-born architect from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, ...

Natasha Romanova a.k.a. Black Widow

11. Eric L. Haney

Writer | The Unit

For more than twenty years, Command Sergeant Major (retired) Eric L. Haney served in the Army's most demanding combat units: as a Combat Infantryman, as a Ranger, and ultimately, as a founding member of the Army's super secret counter-terrorist arm, Delta Force.

During his eight years in Delta Force...

General Meade

12. Olivia Munn

Actress | The Newsroom

Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised ...

Chess Roberts

13. Leslie Bibb

Actress | Iron Man

Leslie Louise Bibb was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on November 17, 1974, and raised in Nelson County, Virginia. Later she and her mother, along with her three older sisters, moved to Richmond, where Leslie attended an all-girls Catholic high school, St. Gertrude.

In 1990 The Oprah Winfrey Show (...

Christine Everhart

14. Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Actor | Fa yeung nin wah

Tony Leung Chiu Wai was born in Hong Kong on 27 June 1962. He and his younger sister were raised by their mother after his father left them. In 1982, after passing the training courses of TVB, Tony became a TV actor and became famous for his comedy style in such TV shows as Tales of a Eunuch (1983)...

The Mandarin

15. Patton Oswalt

Actor | Young Adult

Patton Oswalt has been headlining at comedy clubs all over the United States since 1996, as well as appearing in his own standup specials on Comedy Central and HBO. He was chosen as Entertainment Weekly's "It" comedian in 2002. He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993). His other ...

George Tarleton a.k.a. MODOK

16. Bill Nighy

Actor | Love Actually

Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon.

At school,...

Justin Hammer

17. Jeff Bridges

Actor | The Big Lebowski

Jeffrey Leon Bridges was born on December 4, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, the son of well-known film and TV star Lloyd Bridges and his long-time wife Dorothy Dean Bridges (née Simpson). He grew up amid the happening Hollywood scene with big brother Beau Bridges. Both boys popped up, without ...

Obadiah Stane a.k.a. Iron Monger

18. Costa Ronin

Actor | The Americans

Costa (short for Konstantin) was born and raised in Kaliningrad, a Russian exclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania, where he landed his first role at the age of five. In 1996 his family migrated to New Zealand, and then in 2001 to Australia, where he continued training and performing...

Anton Vanko a.k.a. Crimson Dynamo

19. Hannah John-Kamen

Actress | Ant-Man and the Wasp

Hannah Dominique E. John-Kamen is a British actress. She is known for her roles as Dutch in the Syfy television series Killjoys, Ornela in the HBO series Game of Thrones, F'Nale Zandor in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, and Ghost in Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Hannah was born in Beverley, Yorkshire, ...

Ghost

20. Rebecca Hall

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rebecca Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English. Her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin. Her parents separated when...

Maya Hansen

21. Walton Goggins

Actor | Justified

Walton Goggins is an actor of considerable versatility and acclaim who has delivered provocative performances in a multitude of feature films and television series. He won a Critics' Choice Award for his performance in the HBO comedy series "Vice Principals" and landed an Emmy nomination for his ...

Sonny Burch

22. Guy Pearce

Actor | Memento

Guy Edward Pearce was born 5 October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK to Margaret Anne and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to English and Scottish parents, while Guy's mother is English. Pearce and his family initially traveled to Australia for two years, ...

Aldrich Killian

23. Sarah Finn

Casting_director | Crash

Sarah Finn is a casting director and producer, known for Crash (2004), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Black Panther (2018).

casting director

24. John Toll

Cinematographer | The Thin Red Line

John Toll is an American cinematographer. His filmography spans a wide variety of genres, including epic period drama, comedy, science fiction, and contemporary drama. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography in both 1994 and 1995 for Legends of the Fall and Braveheart respectively.

He has ...

cinematographer

25. Dan Lebental

Editor | Iron Man

Dan Lebental is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), Ant-Man (2015) and 11:14 (2003).

editor

26. Brian Tyler

Composer | Iron Man Three

Brian Tyler was born on May 8, 1972 in Orange County, California, USA as Brian Theodore Tyler. He is known for his work on Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and The Final Destination (2009).

music score #1

27. Keith Power

Music_department | Avengers: Age of Ultron

Keith Power is known for his work on Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Criminal (2016) and Hawaii Five-0 (2010).

music score #2

28. Bill Brzeski

Production_designer | Aquaman

Bill Brzeski is an art director and production designer, known for Aquaman (2018), Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) and The Fate of the Furious (2017).

production designer

set decorator

30. Mary Zophres

Costume_designer | La La Land

Mary Zophres was born on March 23, 1964 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. She is known for her work on La La Land (2016), Hail, Caesar! (2016) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). She has been married to Murray Valeriano since March 9, 2006.

costume designer

31. John Blake

Make_up_department | Planet of the Apes

makeup department head

32. Jennifer Bell

Make_up_department | Little Women

hair department head

33. Brian Smrz

Director | 24 Hours to Live

Brian Smrz is known for his work on 24 Hours to Live (2017), Live Free or Die Hard (2007) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).

second unit director

34. Daniel Sudick

Special_effects | Avengers: Endgame

Daniel Sudick is known for his work on Avengers: Endgame (2019), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Black Panther (2018).

special effects supervisor

35. Ben Snow

Visual_effects | Iron Man

Ben Snow is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Iron Man 2 (2010).

visual effects supervisor

36. Markos Rounthwaite

Stunts | Zombieland: Double Tap

Markos Rounthwaite was born on December 23, 1972 in Pukekohe, New Zealand as Mark Rounthwaite. He is known for his work on Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011).

fight choreographer

37. Jeff Habberstad

Stunts | Iron Man Three

Jeff Habberstad has been working in film for over 30 years. Starting as a stuntman specializing in aerial work, Jeff quickly made a name for himself, winning the award for "Best Aerial Stunt" in one of the first ever Stunt Awards. Jeff has gone on to receive 4 Emmy nominations, winning the Emmy for...

stunt coordinator

38. Kevin Feige

Producer | Black Panther

Kevin Feige was born on June 2, 1973 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for his work on Black Panther (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He is married to Caitlin Feige.

producer

39. Drew Pearce

Producer | Hotel Artemis

Drew Pearce was born on August 24, 1975. He is a producer and writer, known for Hotel Artemis (2018), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019).

writer #1

40. Shane Black

Writer | The Nice Guys

Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...

writer #2 / director



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