Originally Posted by marcvader
The majority of Bond movies are based on Bond stories that took place in the 50's but they were all adapted to the era they were made in. Same can be done with a character like Stark or mostly any character for that matter. Look at Sherlock Holmes. That's another character from another era and has been adapted to the present. It really is that simple.
Sherlock Holmes was essentially a reboot/re-imagination. Same character. Same general time period. Avengers/Iron Man 4-6 wouldn't fall into that category if they are consistent with the approach.