The highly anticipated live action releases include "Iron Man 2"
"Coming off of Iron Man's incredible success this summer, we could not be
more excited about extending our relationship with Marvel," said
"Paramount is an excellent partner and an outstanding global distributor,"
Marvel's "Iron Man," starring
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* Iron Man 2 will be distributed in
previous agreement it had with Marvel.
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