I really wish they would’ve held off with the Iron Patriot armor, and waited till they had the rights back for Gobby & put Norman in his rightfully(Stolen) armor.
But nevertheless here’s the story with the Promo Art.>
“Offering somewhat of a new look at War Machine’s upgraded armor, Iron Patriot, new promotional art for Marvel’s Iron Man 3 movie also features Tony Stark’s Mark XLVII armor.
Not too long after production commenced in Wilmington, North Carolina, the first batch of Iron Man 3 set photos revealed that the infamous Iron Patriot armor would feature in the Shane Black-directed installment. Although, recent reports revealed that Marvel were straying from its source material, having a returning ally of Tony Stark, James Rhodes, don the Iron Patriot armor rather than the Spider-Man foe Norman Osborn. And offering somewhat of a new look at the Iron Patriot armor via this new piece of promo art.”