Iron Man 3 to round off a trilogy, says Shane Black
Iron Man 3 director Shane Black has revealed that the new film might just conclude the current Tony Stark story...
There's just under two months to go before we finally get to see Marvel's first post-Avengers movie, as Iron Man 3 is set to head into cinemas. There have been one or two murmurings regarding whether Robert Downey Jr is coming to the end of his tenure in the role. We don't think he is, but the new Iron Man film may at least round out the existing arc for the movies.
Chatting to Premiere magazine in France, Iron Man 3 director Shane Black revealed that "I have the feeling that the story we developed for Iron Man 3 actually concluded a trilogy, whilst leaving the door open for a fourth".
Touching on the issue of how long Downey Jr is likely to go on with the role for, Black revealed that "I had a lot of discussions on this subject: is this the last Iron Man film for Robert? Something tells me that it will not be the case, and that he'll be seen in a fourth or fifth".
Something tells us that Shane Black might well be right there. Expect Robert Downey Jr to head up The Avengers 2 in 2015 as well.
A new trailer for Iron Man 3 is due shortly, and the film is out at the end of April in the UK.
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