Paramount Pictures announced a release date for Iron Man as May 2, 2008.

The comic super hero film will be the latest in the May releases for the genre. It will be directed by Jon Favreau, and marks the first motion picture to be produced by Marvel under its alliance with the studio, says The Hollywood Reporter.

RELATED: LEGO Reveals Avengers: Endgame Set Featuring Bro Thor

Filming for Iron Man begins in January, 2007.