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Matt McGloin

Iron Man 3 (2013): Production Heads To Port City of Wilmington, North Carolina


picWith Shane Black set to direct Iron Man 3, details as to where the shooting will take place have become known.

Starting in May 0f 2012, filming is said to be taking place in the Port City of Wilmington, North Carolina, according to the Latino Review.

"A close Marvel source who doesn't want to be named has told Latino Review that it's 90% likely that Iron Man's next Avenger-less outing will be shot in the Port City of Wilmington, North Carolina.  It's said to be a massive affair with Marvel taking over 10 sound stages at Screen Gems studios.  Sets are likely being built now as production crews have been spotted over the past week.  Once the sets are completed this upcoming May, shooting will commence until June."

Iron Man 3 with a release date of May 3rd, 2013 will be the first Marvel Studios film following the highly anticipated The Avengers.

The director and filming location seem to be set, now what about that villain?


The Avengers assembles May 4th, 2012 and is directed by Joss Whedon, starring Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye.

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