Monday, 28 May 2012

Iron Man 3 & Thor 2 Casting News...


Iron Man 3

It appears everyone wants to be a villian in a Marvel movie and according to Variety, Ashley Hamilton is in talks to play the government cyborg Firepower. The character of Firepower is 'the pilot of an experimental armored suit under the secret mission dubbed Project: Firepower. He eventually uses the suit to battle Iron Man.'

"Iron Man 3" starts production this month with the storyline surrounding the 'elements from Warren Ellis' six-issue "Iron Man: Extremis," which also influenced the first "Iron Man" installment, and focuses on the spread of a virus through nanotechnology.'

Shane Black is directing and co-wrote the script with Drew Pearce. Robert Downey Jr. returns as billionaire Tony Stark, while Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Jon Favreau and Rebecca Hall also star.

Iron Man 3 is scheduled for release on May 3rd, 2013.

Thor 2

Mads Mikkelsen is in negotiation to play an villian in Marvel and Disney's Thor 2. Which villian is still unknown at this time but Tom Hiddleston's Loki will still be the main villian in the sequel (really? KW)

The original cast of Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman, Jaimie Alexander and Idris Elba are all returning with Alan Taylor directing the sequel. The screenplay is being written by Robert Rodat and Don Payne.

Thor 2 is scheduled to be released on November 15, 2013.

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