Gwyneth Paltrow, who played Tony Stark's love interest Pepper Potts in the two Iron Man films, dropped a bit of news recently—there'll be NO Pepper Potts in The Avengers!
Speaking to Collider during a press junket for her new movie Country Song, the actress (who is receiving her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today) revealed that no one actually called her about reprising the role of Pepper Potts:
"No. No Pepper. I think it's a for sure. I think they're starting shooting soon, and they probably would have asked me by now."
On the other hand, as a bit of a consolation prize for Gwyneth fans, the actress WILL reprise her role of substitute teacher Holly Holiday in a forthcoming episode of Glee.
With Paltrow out of the equation on The Avengers (though that could change), it seems the upcoming Joss Whedon film will mostly be a testosterone-fueled affair.
So—are you disappointed that Gwyneth Paltrow won't make an appearance as Pepper Potts in The Avengers? Or do you think it could still happen?