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(CBS NEWS) – Things are different for Tony Stark now. He’s in love. He’s out for revenge. And apparently he can’t sleep.
The action-packed trailer begins with a grim voice-over from Robert Downey Jr. saying: “I’m Tony Stark: I build neat stuff, I got a great girl, and occasionally save the world. So why can’t I sleep?”
So if that’s any indication of the direction of “Iron Man 3,” it looks like things are going to be a little less fun for Tony Stark, and possibly for viewers. In this third installment — due in theaters May 3 — Tony says, “No politics here. Just good ol’ fashioned revenge.”READ MORE: Batwoman Star Javicia Leslie Says 'I’m Really Excited For The Villains'
And that revenge is presumably aimed at bad guy The Mandarin (a ponytail-clad Ben Kingsley). Over shots of mayhem, explosions, and a struggling Gwyneth Paltrow, Kingsley utters evil lines like, “Today is the first day of what’s rest of your life” and “Do you want an empty life or a meaningful death?” Meanwhile, Guy Pearce puts the fate of the world in Tony’s hands.
So yeah, Iron Man’s got a reason or two to pop an Ambien.
But don’t worry, it’s not all sad faces for “Iron Man.” There are still some signature funny quips and one-liners between Downey and Don Cheadle, and the special effects are amazing as always.
“Iron Man 3” in theaters May 3, 2013 in 3D/2D theaters, also in IMAX.
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