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Old 10-23-2012, 02:47 PM   #38
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Default Re: Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts in Iron Man 3

She's popular because she has a real personality. She and RDJ have great chemistry and when they play-off each other, it is very oddball, comedic and the like (think His Girl Friday.). Usually the female lead is a throaway part with no real personality beyond being devoted to the hero (see every other MCU film), but Paltrow's Pepper feels like a real person who both cares for Tony and is irritated by him. Plus, again, her chemistry with Downey is very entertaining.

I really do not know why someone would dislike her other than she actually has a give-and-take with the hero and isn't just an accessory like most female leads in this genre. Oh well.

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