War Machine

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In January 2011, Don Cheadle confirmed that a War Machine film was in development. Joe Robert Cole was hired to write the film.

Plot

A lot is known of the plot, except it involved Rhodey going rogue and becoming a fugitive in order to complete a forbidden and politically-volatile mission that he viewed as morally right.vio

Cast

  • 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.

Results

  • 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.