Actor Don Cheadle poses during Paramount Pictures & Marvel Entertainment's "Iron Man 2" photo call held at the Four Seasons Hotel on April 23, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)more pics »Don Cheadle showed up at the Four Seasons Hotel on Friday to promote the new Iron Man 2 movie, which hits theaters May 7. Don replaces Terrence Howard as Lt. Col. James Rhodes, AKA War Machine.
Don Cheadle (April 22, 2010 - Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America)
This will be one of Don Cheadle's highest profile roles in a while. He's recently been working on comedy sketches on the FunnyOrDie.com Web site, where he plays Frederick Douglass in the "Drunk History" sketches.
Iron Man 2 stars Robert Downey, Jr. reprising the title role as he takes on a new villain called Whiplash played by Mickey Rourke. Also featured in the film are Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.