Mickey Rourke as Whiplash in IRON MAN 2 First Picture
Mickey Rourke will portray the new villain facing Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.). In the picture you can see that he seems to be wearing the same power device that Iron Man wears. Jon Favreau explained:
The villain’s alter ego, Ivan Vanko, is a Russian who “has constructed his own version of a suit,” Favreau says.
This picture of Mickey Rourke shows Whiplash at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. However details of the story a being kept under wraps.
Iron Man 2 will hit theaters on May 7, 2010.