Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3


Iron Man 3 review

Film description

Iron Man 3 always seemed like a given, following the success of the previous instalments, but the astonishing box-office success of The Avengers has made anticipation for Tony Stark’s next solo outing all the more intense.

So what do we know about the Marvel threequel? Well, Robert Downey Jr is returning as ol’ shellhead, of course. But Jon Favreau, director of Iron Man and Iron Man 2, won’t be wielding the megaphone this time around. Although he will return to cameo as Stark’s trusty chauffeur, Happy Hogan.

Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) is calling the shots on Iron Man 3, and will no doubt bring some of his Lethal Weapon attitude to Stark’s impressive arsenal.

And he’s rounding up one hell of a cast. On board so far? Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall (who replaced Jessica Chastain), and James Badge Dale.

Don Cheadle’s returning as War Machine, although Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is sitting this one out.

Significantly, a large portion of IM3 will film on location in China, as Hollywood cottons on to the lucrative audiences available there. Needless to say, this has the rumour mill speculating that The Mandarin will be the villain.

Despite having released little more than an official image, the film will appear at Comic-Con 2012.

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Release Dates

UK Cinema release
April 25th 2013
UK Blu-ray release
September 9th 2013
US Cinema release
May 3rd 2013

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    • irfanali

      Oct 2nd 2012, 16:41

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    • rmcmillen01

      Apr 19th 2013, 16:18

      My only plea to the "movie gods" is this: Please let this be better than the second Iron Man........ Please. Do not let it join the mountain of poo that I had in mind when writing "A Call To Arms...Sort of" on Hub Pages!

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