Leslie Bibb Joins Iron Man

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby star Leslie Bibb has landed a role in Marvel Studios’ Iron Man, to be distributed by Paramount Pictures on May 2, 2008.

Bibb joins Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges and Shaun Toub in the Jon Favreau-directed comic book adaptation. She will play a fast-talking reporter.

Bibb will also star in Regency Enterprises comedy The Bachelorette Party. Hal Lieberman is producing the project, which was written by Matt Olson. The film is based on Karen McCullah Lutz’s new novel about a Los Angeles bachelorette party gone awry.

Bibb’s upcoming credits include Wristcutters: A Love Story and Midnight Meat Train.