With the Iron Man trilogy officially wrapped up, the bulk of Marvel’s attention has turned to its next phase of films, especially those featuring new characters and teams that we haven’t seen on screen before. One of the biggest of these new additions to the MCU is Spider-Man, who will be swinging into theaters this summer in his first solo feature film since Sony and Marvel reached an agreement to let him appear in Captain America: Civil War. Gwyneth Paltrow on what it was like to be Pepper Potts
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Meet Pepper Potts
The role of Pepper Potts has changed drastically from when it was first cast and in need of filling. When Terrence Howard joined Marvel’s first Iron Man film, he was originally cast as James Rhodey Rhodes (aka War Machine), but due to contractual disagreements between himself and Marvel, Don Cheadle replaced him.
How she came to Marvel
Marvel contacted her and told her that they were looking for somebody new. They liked how she handled her work in Iron Man and she has a certain quality of lightness that would fit well with Tony Stark. She accepted only because if Marvel can make Iron Man, they can make anything. Another plus is that both Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau (who directed her in Iron Man) are involved with The Avengers so there are no surprises when working with them again.
Becoming Iron Man’s Other Half
Thanks to her heroic alter ego, Pepper has been a part of some pretty epic super-adventures. It’s rare for super women to get even half of that level of screen time–just look at Scarlet Witch and Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron–but Gwyneth’s character is a bit different. Though her superhero power is technological in nature, it still feeds into one of women’s greatest desires: knowing they have someone watching their back.
Currently, Gwyneth Paltrow is filming Wes Anderson’s latest movie, Isle of Dogs. The film follows a boy who leaves Japan in search of his lost dog and comes across a pack of dogs that all speak different languages. Production began in July 2017 and is set for release in 2018.
Gwyneth Paltrow says goodbye to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says goodbye to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, reflecting on her eight-year journey as Pepper Potts and the future of the series. The Oscar-winning actress has starred in five MCU films, including Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War, in which she played Princess Leia’s best friend, Rebel Alliance leader and war hero Colonel Virginia Pepper Potts.
I have an announcement to make…
It’s over. You can wipe your eyes now. I know you’ve been crying for years (or at least, I was), but it’s really over. There will be no more Captain America movies starring Chris Evans; there will be no more Iron Man movies starring Robert Downey Jr.; and there will be no more Spider-Man movies starring Tom Holland.
How I Got Involved with The Marvel Franchise
I got involved with The Marvel Franchise because of my relationship with Jon Favreau. I was a huge fan of his and had loved working with him in two Iron Man films. The first time that we had talked about me playing Pepper Potts in a film was actually when he said he wanted me to play Madame Masque in Iron Man 3, which would have been awesome! But for whatever reason it didn’t work out at that time.
My Experience Filming with Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.’s always been a bit of a wild child. So when my brother, Tony Stark, asked me to co-star with him in his new movie Iron Man I was thrilled – not only was it an exciting opportunity but it also meant I got to hang out with RDJ! I’d heard he was troubled in his younger years, but we hit it off right away.
How Iron Man Has Changed My Life
For those of you who are not familiar with her, Gwyneth Paltrow was born on September 27, 1972 in Los Angeles. She first came onto my radar in 1994 when she played Emma Woodhouse in an adaptation of Emma. My mother and I went to see it together, and I remember thinking she had pretty hair.
What Comes Next?
Although it’s been an integral part of her career for more than a decade, for some reason, people haven’t quite taken to Pepper Potts and Gwyneth Paltrow seems to agree. But that doesn’t mean she can’t change their minds.
A Look Back at My 8 Years with the MCU
Over eight years and twenty films, I’ve had a great time playing Pepper Potts. I look forward to seeing you again in another movie soon! But for now, I wanted to take a moment to share some of my favorite moments from my time with Marvel: [list of your favorite moments] Thank you for your support. It means so much!
To Infinity And Beyond…
With 10 full movies released in less than a decade, it’s hard to imagine that there’s much more Tony Stark could do. But Robert Downey Jr. thinks there is at least one project he wants his character to tackle. I’d like Pepper Potts and Tony [Stark]to get together, Downey said while chatting with ET at Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Summit in NYC on Saturday, October 14.
How old was pepper?
Pepper Potts was born in 1972, making her 49 years old at Avengers: Endgame. However, if you think about it, she looks much younger than that. Tony Stark said he thought she’d look just as good now as she did 15 years ago when they first met in 1999’s Iron Man.
What is the name of the album that Babyface Gwyneth Paltrow duet on?
How Do You Sleep? is a 1997 album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on October 16, 1997. The title track includes guest vocals from both Tony Bennett and Gwyneth Paltrow. The song reached #17 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart and #14 in Canada. It also reached #35 in Australia. The song did not chart as well in the US or anywhere else as it was overshadowed by his previous hit The River of Dreams, released earlier that year.
Is Gwyneth Paltrow related to Natasha Richardson?
Gwyneth Paltrow’s mother is actress Blythe Danner, and her father is director Bruce Paltrow. Richardson’s father was Tony award-winning director Joseph L. Mankiewicz and her mother is actress-dancer Vanessa Redgrave. So no, they are not related.
What series on Netflix did Gwyneth Paltrow narrate?
Potts also narrates some episodes of Ultimate Spider-Man, a series on Disney XD. This was before she started voice acting for video games, where she voiced Miranda Lawson in BioWare’s 2012 video game Mass Effect 3 and its 2014 sequel, Mass Effect: Andromeda. She reprised her role as Miranda in 2018’s Dragon Age: The QuIcKening, an episode of the animated webseries based on another Bioware title, Dragon Age: Inquisition.
How many movies did Gwyneth Paltrow make for Miramax?
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Possession (2002), Proof (2005), and an uncredited cameo in The Avengers (2012). She was also in 3 episodes of Season 2 of Jessica Jones, with more to come in future seasons. Is that enough? If not, she will have a small role in Spider-Man: Far From Home which comes out July 5th, 2019. Are you satisfied now?