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n a A film that includes the character was in growth at Universal Footage, twentieth Century Fox, and New Line Cinema at varied occasions since 1990, before Marvel Studios reacquired the rights in 2006. Marvel put the project in manufacturing as its first self-financed movie, with Paramount Footage distributing. Favreau signed on as director in April 2006, and faced opposition from Marvel when attempting to solid Downey within the title position; the actor was signed in September. Filming befell from March to June 2007, primarily in California to distinguish the movie from numerous other superhero stories that are set in New York Metropolis-esque environments. Throughout filming, the actors had been free to create their very own dialogue because pre-production was focused on the story and action. Rubber and metal versions of the armor, created by Stan Winston's firm, have been combined with computer-generated imagery to create the title character.