He also voiced the character in the video game Iron Man.
- Terrence Howard was the first actor to be cast in Iron Man, making him the first actor of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- Terrence Howard did not reprise his role in the second film because negotiations had broke down with Marvel. Howard, because he was the first person cast in Iron Man, had received the highest pay out of all the actors in the film, and Marvel had wanted to decrease his pay for the sequel giving it to Robert Downey, Jr.. Howard, however, disagreed, and left the role. Cheadle was quickly contacted to replace Howard, and had only hours to accept or decline the role.
- Terrence Howard is one of the actors to portray characters for both Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm, both of which are owned by Walt Disney Pictures. He played Col. A.J. Bullard in Red Tails.
- He was nominated for a Scream Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Iron Man.