Empire Online has unleashed the first International poster for Jon Favreau's upcoming sequel Iron Man 2. If Tony's (Robert Downey Jr.) face is any indication in this beautiful new one-sheet, things are certainly getting stressful over at Stark Industries. The government is working to co-op his infamous armor all while a powerful competitor named Justin Hammer (Sam Rockwell) is trying to overshadow his business, and a new enemy named Whiplash (Mickey Rourke) is hot on his tail. To view the exciting latest entry in what is soon to become a full-on advertising blitz, check out the image below:

<strong><em>Iron Man 2</em></strong> International Poster

Directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Jon Favreau, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Garry Shandling, and John Slattery, the film opens May 7th, 2010.

B. Alan Orange