There is no argument that "Iron man" helped launch the MCU and Disney plus.
Marvel had low expectations for the film's financial success and saved most of its resources if it flopped.
RDJ and Favreau worked to make the film as marketable as possible.
Marvel's hands-off approach gave the creative team freedom.
"Iron man" earned over $585 million on a $140 million budget.
The film's success led to a sprawling universe of interconnected stories.
RDJ to reprise role as iron man in "Secret Wars."
Marvel hoped lesser-known heroes like Iron Man would succeed.
The studio wanted to save resources on a project that could fail.
Jeff bridges also commented on the freedom Marvel gave the creative team.
"Iron Man" turned RDJ into a star and helped marvel grow.
The film set up an original content pillar of Disney plus, the streaming home of MCU.