If you’re an Iron Man buff, here are the pics confirming that The Iron Patriot is in Iron Man 3, with James Badge Dale in thesuit. He’s cast as Eric Savin, not Norman Osborn, so chew on that.
Eric Savin is actually Coldblood, a cyborg soldier in the Marvel Universe.
So something is up.
The Iron Patriot is an amalgam of Iron Man and Captain America.
If you’re not an Iron Man comic book aficionado, then you’ll be interested to learn that Spider-Man’s nemesis, The Green Goblin (as played by Willem Dafoe in the first Sam Raimi film) is also The Iron Patriot in the Iron Man universe. Yes, Spider-Man and Iron Man are in the same universe, which is cool.
The Iron Patriot’s armour features superhuman strength, enhanced durability via a pliable crystalline material with a molecular structure that can collimate into super-hard planes upon the application of an electrical field, flight, magnetic impact blasts, heat seeking missiles, miniaturized lasers, flamethrowers, and a communications system housed in his helmet which allowed him to interface with any U.S.-controlled satellite or computer network.
It does not utilise Tony Stark’s repulsor technology.
The events leading up to Norman Osborn becoming the Iron Patriot are filled with spoilers, so I won’t go into them here – you should read Marvel Comics ‘Civil War’ saga to find out more.
Via: Bleeding Cool