In January 2011, Don Cheadle confirmed that a War Machine film was in development. Joe Robert Cole was hired to write the film.
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- Don Cheadle as War Machine
Why It Was Cancelled
- The movie was put on hold since it's plot conflicted with the plans for Rhodey in Iron Man 3.
- The film was cancelled.
- The head script writer, Robert Cole, went on to co-write Black Panther with Ryan Coogler.
- War Machine would go on to appear in other films in The Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- On December 10, 2020 it was confirmed during Disney's Investor Day that War Machine would be the protagonist of a TV series named Marvel Studios' Armor Wars.