"Well, Pepper, was always the most important relationship to Tony Stark in the comics," he told Two Kids and a Coupon. "A lot of the other characters don’t have that. The Marvel characters sort of do. Thor has the Natalie Portman character who continues into the next Thor film. So we do, you know, pull it all from the comics and that is what, what it was. It really was fun to us in the beginning of 'Iron Man 1.'"
He continued, "The chemistry between Robert [Downey Jr.] and Gwyneth [Paltrow] is spectacular. And,