Disney and Marvel today announced the commencement of principal photography on Iron Man 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina. The studio also released the first official still photo from the sequel, which you can see below:
Additional filming locations will include Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, Miami, Florida and China. No plot synopsis was given for Iron Man 3 in the press release. The only casting mentioned in the studio release were returning cast members Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Jon Favreau. Shane Black directs Iron Man 3, which opens May, 2013.
Check out the images of Iron Man’s collection and specifically his Patriot armor below: