Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Disney Plans Sister Act Remake
Whoopi?
You Could Be In The Conjuring 2
…assuming you’re a child and happy to be haunted
Disney Turning A Fantasia Sequence Into A Live-Action Adventure
The Mouse House is spending a Night On Bald Mountain
Zoe Kravitz Starring In Black Belle
She'll play a gunslinging bounty hunter
Andrew Garfield Is Evicted In The 99 Homes Trailer
Michael Shannon will not find him (another house)
New Featurette For Maggie Smith's The Lady In The Van
Welcome to the Best Exotic Marigold Transit
Bond Film Rights Up For Grabs
Sony's deal with MGM ends after Spectre
Tangled TV Series In The Works
Disney's ready to let down its hair again
Exclusive New Song Of The Sea Poster
And the Oscar-nominated animation gets a UK trailer
Trailer For Carey Mulligan's Suffragette Arrives
Plus! The film will open this year's BFI London Film Festival
Adam Nimoy Crowd Funding For The Love Of Spock
Celebrating his father's life and work
New Red Band Ted 2 Trailer Drops In
12 Angry Bears
Agent Carter Gets A UK Release Date
The first season of Hayley Atwell's Marvel show will air in July
New Batch Of Ant-Man Stills Arrive
Plus! A new t-antalising TV spot...
First Teaser For Pixar's The Good Dinosaur
A brief glimpse of Jurassic larks
Jason Isaacs Cast In A Cure For Wellness
Gore Verbinski has found the film's villain
New Paper Towns Trailer Online
You have to get lost before you find yourself
Clint Eastwood Finds A New Biopic To Direct
He may tackle hero pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger
A Royal Affair's Nikolaj Arcel Chosen To Direct The Dark Tower
He's starting talks for the Stephen King adaptation
James Gunn Teases New Guardians Of The Galaxy Title
Sequel may not be just Guardians 2
Prison Break May Return For Limited Series
Miller & Purcell in chokey again
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
28 April 2015
Adam Wingard Directing Death Note
He'll help adapt the horror manga
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
Empire Star Rating
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Empire Star Rating
Last Action Hero (1993)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Iron Man 3 Stills Blast In
Plus Shane Black on trilogies and more

04 March 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: Empire

submit to reddit

Three new Iron Man 3 stills - all from the latest issue of Empire, details below - are now online, and you can check them out here.

Witness Rhodey and Tony looking like a Lethal Weapon-like duo (notice the Advanced Idea Mechanics T-shirt Tony's wearing), Pepper Potts looking absurdly beautiful (alongside Guy Pearce's ever-so-evil Aldrich Killian) and finally Mr. Stark hard at work at what looks like his toolshed. Nothing's quite as plot-revealing as the latest Iron Man 3 poster, admittedly, but they're all intriguing nonetheless.

Then there are the quotes from director Shane Black that have hit the web recently, originally from the French film magazine Premiere, that see the Kiss Kiss Bang Bang director talking about Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and now Iron Man 3 serving as a whole trilogy, presumably all in some way connected to the Ten Rings.

“I have the feeling that the story that we have developed for Iron Man 3 actually concluded a trilogy, while [also] leaving the door open to a fourth," says Black. "I had a lot of discussions on this subject: 'Is that it is the last Iron Man for Robert?' Something tells me that it will not be the case, and will be seen in a fourth, or fifth... But I can be a little excited.”

Then there are some intriguing details as to how the award-winning writer worked with the original script scribbler on the project, Drew Pearce. Black explains how it all happened like this:

“When Marvel hires a director, the script of the film is generally already written. Except that they had someone who is a writer at the base. This was a problem at first, because they had already hired Drew Pearce to write Iron Man 3. I was like, 'But I do not need this Drew Pearce, what's the story?' (laughs)"

"Today I am not only a fan of Drew Pearce, but I've also become a friend of his. He came [to my] home everyday... brainstorming from morning to night. The script was really written for four hands. [It's an] excellent collaboration because they had already hired Drew Pearce to write.”

In case you didn't know already, Drew Pearce is the British writer behind the ITV2 sitcom No Heroics, a six episode series about a group of off-duty superheroes. That's right, one of the Iron Man 3 writers got their big break off ITV2. That is a fact. If you're curious, check out a trailer for the show here.

Iron Man 3 features Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, James Badge Dale and Jon Favreau. It’ll finally swagger into our cinemas on April 26. Our latest issue, meanwhile, is already on shelves now.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Marvel Boss Kevin Feige On Phase 2
The studio head on what to expect next
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Jason Statham Talks Spy
Plus Jude Law, Allison Janney and director Paul Feig!

Man Up Script Notes
Writer Tess Morris explains a key scene from the Simon Pegg-Lake Bell rom-com

Fuller, Mikkelsen & Dancy Talk Hannibal
Stars and creator tell us what's in store for Season 3

Enter The B-Team: Who's Left For Marvel And DC To Adapt?
12 supporting superheroes ripe for the jump from cell to screen

Empire Meets Leigh Whannell
On Insidious Chapter 3, the fate of Jigsaw and dropping the f-bomb

Classic Feature: The Change-Up
High-concept interview where Jason becomes Ryan and vice versa. Hilarity ensues

A Guide To Rick Baker: Monster Maker
Bidding farewell to a visual effects legend

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)