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Yep, we'd heard the rumors, and now Don Cheadle's appearance as James Rhodes in the upcoming Avengers sequel has now been confirmed. "I'm gonna need that suit back," indeed!
In photo from Entertainment Weekly, Cheadle is seen alongside Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and his Iron Man 2 and 3 co-star Robert Downey, Jr. in a (presumably) Stark Tower-set scene from the second Avengers flick.
Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Robert Downey Jr. and Don Cheadle in Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The question remains: Will Cheadle be playing Iron Patriot, War Machine, an all-new mighty machine, or just good old fashioned Rhodey? Is this just a cameo?
For more Avengers sequel goodies, check out IGN's chat with Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige. Directed by Joss Whedon, Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron rockets into theatres on May 1, 2015 in North America.