Set for release on May 2nd is Marvel’s first self-financed film, “Iron Man“, which “stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, a billionaire industralist who is captured by terrorists in Afghanistan.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

Ordered to build a missile, Stark uses his resources to instead built a suit of armor and make his escape. Returning to America, Stark improves his armor and becomes the technologically advanced superhero Iron Man. Gwyneth Paltrow plays his secretary and love interest Virginia Potts, Terrence Howard plays jet pilot James Rhodes, and Jeff Bridges plays the villainous Obadiah Stane / Iron Monger

[via Slashfilm]