I’m starting to think we should be an Iron Man 3 fan site. The news keeps rolling in on this upcoming Shane Black directed sequel. On a side note I watched Kiss Kiss Bang Bang again last night and if the trailers had not already sold me then that viewing did on Black’s abilities to not only direct Robert Downey Jr. but a film in general as well. I feel that this is going to be the best of the Iron Man movies. I know it’s early but it is the feeling. Anyway…back on track.
Iron Man 3 was the feature piece in the newest issue of Empire Magazine. A number of interesting things were talked about which you can read below. They include a lot of spoilers though so if you don’t want to know then do not continue.
Empire magazine got an extended look at the movie and in a large fight scene they got to see a number of super humans beating up on Iron Man. This new ‘Extremis’ technology is genetics based and rewrites the DNA code of people in order to give them super powers through nano tech. Here are the words straight from Empire Magazine:
“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.”