be part of UCM It’s one of those positions many actors would elbow each other for, but saying the same thing 13 years ago was another story. megaproject that started Miracle It had barely started and with an iconic character like James Rhodes in Iron Man 2 looming around the corner.
War Machine needed a face on screen after being played by Terrence Howard and was a strong candidate for don cheadle, As a superhero regular in movie theaters, the truth is that the actor has a hard time deciding whether or not to take the role. As revealed in an interview for GQ, the company gave them only two hours to choose yes or no.
“I was at my son’s laser tag birthday party. He called me up and said, ‘Here’s what’s going on and we’re presenting you with this offer. If you don’t say yes, we’ll move on to the next person. Going. It’s going to go really well. Why don’t you take an hour early and decide whether you want to do it or not? It was a six film deal! I have an hour to decide?” Cheadle confessed.
Actually, it’s not that the decision to produce the single was to be obvious, but that Marvel sought to sign a long-term contract. What’s more, the company didn’t reveal much about Rhodes’ role in the films, confining itself to saying “We don’t know anything about him, but it is what it is, so you’ve got an hour.”
After explaining that he was in the middle of a celebration, Marvel was kind enough to extend the deliberation time another hour. In that temporary space, Cheadle spoke with his wife and his agent to get clarity on what to do. In the end the answer was positive and we have been able to see the results on screen over the years. His next step would be to star in Armor Wars, a film that would allow him to further deepen his character.