‘Iron Man 3’ Teaser Trailer: Marvel, Disney Unleash Sneak Preview of Tony Stark and the Gang (VIDEO)

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Marvel Studios and Disney weren’t kidding when they released a brand new teaser trailer for Iron Man 3 Sunday afternoon.

At 17 seconds, the sneak peek is just enough to whet the appetites of fans that have been counting down the days until the return of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark.

While the film, which also sees the return of Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Jon Favreau, doesn’t open until May 2013, the franchise has promised a theatrical trailer, due Tuesday.

Last week, Iron Man fans were encouraged to “re-power Tony Stark’s armor” on the film franchise’s official Facebook page. The studios promised a “special sneak preview” once Stark’s reactor had reached maximum capacity.

“Thanks to all your hard work, Tony’s reactor reached maximum capacity today and you unlocked a special sneak preview of Marvel’s Iron Man 3!” the Iron Man Facebook page wrote on Sunday, along with a link to those 17 precious seconds.

Iron Man and Iron Man 2 have grossed more than $585 million and $624 million worldwide, respectively.

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