Iron Man 3 Casting News - Favreau, Hamilton Join.

More new faces join the Marvel threequel, Firepower set to feature.

Posted 25th May 2012, 10:11am in Iron Man 2, News
Iron Man 3 Casting News - Favreau, Hamilton Join.

With The Avengers continuing to rake it in at the box office, Marvel are pressing ahead with their next projects, and following the news this week that the Iron Man 3 budget has been increased to a huge $200m, we have some casting to go with it.

The latest addition to the franchise is Ashley Hamilton (Nope, us neither), who is apparently a close personal friend of Robert Downey Jr. Famous for stints on US soap opera Sunset Beach and the ninth series of Dancing With the Stars, Rod Stewart’s step son is set to suit up as Firepower in the threequel. For those not familiar with the character, Firepower is part of a project to match the abilities of Tony Stark.

Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale and Rebecca Hall are all also aboard, and with director Shane Black handling proceedings, we are very optimistic about Iron Man 3 indeed. In other news, Jon Favreau will be back as Happy Hogan.