PHOTO GALLERY: New ‘Iron Man 2′ Stills

As work forges ahead on the much-anticipated sequel Iron Man 2 (due out on May 7, 2010), USA Today has unleashed a new batch of stills from the production.

Click through our gallery to check out Robert Downey Jr. as industrialist/superhero Tony Stark, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff (aka Black Widow), Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts and the always delightful Mickey Rourke as Ivan Vanko—otherwise known as Whiplash and more!

And let us know in the comments section: Do you think Iron Man 2 will match up to the original?