Former Marvel president Stan Lee to play Larry King. Former Marvel president Stan Lee has signed on for a role in the forthcoming Iron Man 2. Lee will play talk-show host Larry King, who interviews Tony Stark on live television about his new black armour. Lee has previously made cameo appearances in numerous Marvel film adaptations, but his role in Iron Man 2 will be his most substantial to date. Iron Man 2 is released to cinemas on May 7, 2010.