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Now Iron Man 3 Has A Spielbergian Kid? And People Glow?

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Mon, 02/25/2013 - 21:55

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:5859:]]I can't be the only one who has been seeing a bunch of red flags with Iron Man 3, can I?

New details for Iron Man 3 surface from the latest issue of Empire Magazine, the source of the recent batch of photos as well.

Possible spoilers follow.

Empire Magazine was given a special preview of the movie, and they wrote up what they saw.

Apparently, Iron Man crash lands into a shed where he is discovered by a ten year old kid, described as a "classically Spielbergian."

Their words. Not mine.

We also learn some info on Guy Pearce's character, Aldrich Killian, where it looks as if he gets transformed into something more than human via the Extremis virus.

Speaking of, the movie will not feature any armored suits vs armored suits battles, but people empowered by the Extremis virus able to "glow" and "rip apart" Iron Man suits.



Here's the details (via GeekTyrant):

The scene ends with Stark, bloodied and dazed, flying away not entirely in control of his malfunctioning prototype. He lands hundreds of miles away in a snowy field, where, out of power, he can't get in touch with Pepper. Or Rhodey. Or The Avengers, neatly sidestepping that question. 

Breaking into a deserted-looking garage, the tone then zigzags again as Tony is startled by a ten year-old kid, Harley (Ty Simpkins) sparking what [Drew] Pearce calls the film's "sci-fi Capra" phase. "We loved the idea of doing something classically Spielbergian - a kid finds a superhero in a shed. Their relationship is not something you would traditionally see in Spielberg, though; it's bawdier, more fractious." 

Extremis is a scientific program invented by Hansen and abused by the Mandarin and his right-hand man, Guy Pearce's slimy Aldrich Killian. It rewrites the operating system of the body, upgrading strength, speed and durability to the very zenith of human possibility. 

"We're calling it a biological reality and there's a science behind it that allows people to glow and rip apart Iron Man suits," says Feige. "Frankly, Shane was not interested, and we were not interested, in having another armoured character and another armoured character fight. We've done that twice before."

Iron Man 3 blasts off May 3rd, 2013 directed by Shane Black and starring Robert DowneyJr.Gwyneth PaltrowDon CheadleBen Kingsley, Guy Pierce and James Badge Dale.

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Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?