North Carolina to Host Production for 'Iron Man 3'




While the first two movies of the armored hero were shot in Marvel's own studios in Manhattan Beach, the upcoming third film will primarily be shot in Wilmington, North Carolina.

It has been confirmed that "Iron Man 3" will be filmed in North Carolina. On Thursday, October 27 EUE/Screen Gems and North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue announced that the upcoming third film of Marvel Comic's armored hero is set to kick off the production at Wilmington's Screen Gems Studios.

"We aggressively pursued this piece of business", Chris Cooney, EUE/Screen Gems co-owner said. "This film is a game changer, not only for our studios, but for the entire state of North Carolina. It feels great to bring this project to Wilmington, a place where we've invested emotionally and financially since 1996. Today, our vision become reality."

The project will be the biggest production to take place in Wilmington. Previously, the city had hosted production for such movies as "28 Days" in 2000 and "I Know What You Did Last Summer" in 1997. It also hosted the production of TV hit series "Dawson's Creek".

Marvel produced both "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2" at its own studios in Manhattan Beach, California. Meanwhile, "Iron Man 3" is expected to move into its Wilmington basecamp in early 2012. To arrive in U.S. theaters on May 3, 2013, the next "Iron Man" movie is directed by Shane Black. Robert Downey Jr. will reprise his role as the lead character.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Reportedly Pregnant With Travis Scott's Baby
  2. Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem Officially Join Tom Cruise in Universal's Monster Film 'Dark Universe'
  3. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....
  4. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 1: Four Finalists Sing for the Win
  5. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  6. Iggy Azalea Responds to Odell Beckham Jr. Dating Rumors: I Don't Even Know Him
  7. Fans Loath ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Remake - See the Hilarious Memes
  8. Kylie Jenner Tells Bella Thorne to be Careful of 'Charming Player' Scott Disick
  9. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Are Planning to Remarry This Summer
  10. Bye 'KUWTK'! Kim Kardashian Is Focusing on Her New Show 'Glam Masters'

CELEBS PHOTO