Coldplay hot on Iron Man
According to the website 24dash, Coldplay’s Chris Martin has been playing a mean game of catch-up since his wife, Gwyneth Paltrow, was cast as Pepper Potts in Marvel’s upcoming Iron Man film.
Martin is said to be a huge Iron Man fan, and has spent big bucks buying up hundreds of Iron Man issues "to help Gwyneth research her character." Now you see, Nick Cage, there’s your ready made excuse — you should have gotten Lisa Marie a part in a comic book movie instead of selling your collection. Ah well, hindsight is 20/20.
Somebody or other supposedly told the website Absolute Now: "Chris is like a big kid with this. He’s ordered a whole stack of comics which he says are for Gwyneth to help her get into the role but in fact he’s spent more time reading them than she has." We could find nothing approaching this quote on the Absolute Now site, although they’re strenuously covering Paltrow’s strenuous exercise routine in her quest to be "in perfect shape" for the role. I seem to recall as Pepper Potts has never been drawn as that much of a stick figure…