August 22, 2008 03:06:49 GMT
'Iron Man' director has confessed that he and the others involved in 'Iron Man 2' have begun developing the sequel.
"Iron Man" director Jon Favreau has brought a great news about the development of the superhero's sequel. The successful filmmaker has revealed that the work on "Iron Man 2" has been kicked off with he and his team starting to develop the follow-up movie of the hit blockbuster movie.
Acknowledging that no official announcement has been made over the matter, he gave out the confirmation to L.A. Times. "We're working on it now," the helmer of family fantasy "Zathura" and Will Ferrell's Christmas-themed comedy "Elf" gushed, "which hasn't been officially announced. It will be released in 2010."
While "Iron Man" has been released on May 2, 2008 and has since collected an impressive $570.6 million worldwide, the second movie is eyeing an April 30, 2010 release date. In place of "Iron Man" original screenplay writers, it hires "Tropic Thunder" co-writer Justin Theroux. The Paramount Pictures' flick is said to be expecting its original actors Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard and Gwyneth Paltrow to reprise their roles.