Jon Favreau has been sending hints and clues to fans of Iron Man 2 via his account on Twitter. As usual, these updates are sparse, but a recent one said that star Robert Downey Jr. was trying out a new suit of armor that was "a marked improvement. Much lighter and less restrictive. Downey looks great in it." But the question on everyone's mind was when we would get to see the new suit.

Well, the wait will soon be over. On April 29th, Favreau wrote:

@jon_favreau First official pic from IM2 will run in USA Today on Friday. I'll post a link.

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Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau, will continue the tale of Tony Stark and his armored alter-ego as he continues his transformation from billionaire industrialist to super-hero. Robert Downey, Jr. will star as Tony Stark, with Paltrow returning in the role of his assistant Pepper Potts. Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson also star. Iron Man 2 blasts into theatres May 7, 2010.