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Emilia Clarke Was Once Set to Appear in an Early Version of Iron Man 3

Drew Pearce is a writer and director who, among other things, co-wrote the script of Iron Man 3 with Shane Black. Recently, he dropped some trivia about his time working in Marvel’s sandbox – and who could have worked there alongside him. Read More >>

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Iron Man 3 Director Claims Marvel Wouldn’t Let the Film’s Villain Be Female

Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 is well-known for a major twist regarding its villain. Who could have imagined a behind-the-scenes twist could be even more surprising? In a new interview, Black says in an early draft of the script the main villain was female, but Marvel executives told him he had to change it. Read More >>

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This Is How Iron Man 3 Should Have Ended

Like, duh. If you have a lot of Iron Man suits, you use those Iron Man suits to blow things up. Especially bad guys. If you don't enjoy doing that, then don't be Iron Man! Go be Peace Corp Man instead. Read More >>

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The Visual Effects Behind Iron Man’s HUD in Iron Man 3

Iron Man's HUD has always been one of the cooler details in any sci-fi movie. The way it pops up, the way it shields the face, the way it works — it's fantastically unreal and yet completely believable. And the beauty is in its impressive details. Read More >>

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Biomedical Engineer on Making Iron Man 3’s Extremis Tech Real

The tech driving Iron Man 3 isn't, as it typically is, Tony Stark's Iron Man suit. Instead, it's the medical-but-also-real-explodey Extremis. And believe it or not, the physiological nanoparticle science behind it isn't pure science fiction. At least some parts of it are within reach relatively soon. Read More >>

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The Real-Life Tony Starks Behind Iron Man 3’s Amazing Armour

For as advanced and as lifelike as CGI effects have become over the last decade, physical props are still the bedrock of modern special effects—especially in movies about a guy in a robotic suit. Gizmodo recently sat down with two of Iron Man 3's effects masters, Shane Patrick Mahan and Lindsay MacGowan of Legacy Effects, who have worked on the groundbreaking effects of classic films like Terminator 2, Avatar, and Monster Squad, as well as Chris Townsend, the film's Visual Effects Supervisor, to find out how much of Iron Man is really real. Read More >>

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Iron Man 3 Review: More Human, Less Soul (Spoilers Alert)

The third Iron Man could have been one of two movies. It could have gone on a light and self-referential victory lap of the Ocean’s Thirteen variety. Or it could have decided that after two outings—one great, the other basically good enough—we had enough foundation with the characters to really dig in. Either might have worked, but it tried to be both. And didn't quite pull it off. Read More >>

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Apparently The Avengers Was a Little Too Much For Tony Stark

If you haven't seen Iron Man 3 yet, here's a little clip to put you in the mood. Apparently all that alien bashing, with a God for a sidekick, was all a bit too much for poor Stark. Now he can't sleep. I feel ya Tony, I can't sleep either. But then, I don't have billions of pounds to spend on whatever I want and a suit that you can actually fly like Superman in. Get over it you big baby! Read More >>

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The Futuristic Biology Tech at the Centre of Iron Man 3

Do you know what Extremis is? Unless you're an Iron Man nerd, probably not. But in the Marvel Universe, it's basically the biggest biological breakthrough ever, and a huge part of Iron Man 3. Light spoilers ahead, obviously. Read More >>

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Is It Worth Seeing Iron Man 3 or any Other Movie In 3D These Days?

Iron Man 3 is out in the UK on general release tomorrow, ahead of the US by some time too I might add, and while most of us haven't had a chance to see it yet, an important question has cropped up: Is it worth seeing Stark's latest epic, or any new movie for that matter, in 3D these days? Has 3D in the cinema died like it has at home? Read More >>

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Iron Man 3 Behind-the-Scenes Footage Is Six Minutes of Pure Awesome

If you're not already excited about Iron Man 3 you don't have a beating heart. For those of us who are human, and therefore teeming with anticipation, this six-minute clip of behind-the-scenes footage that should make that pulse of yours quicken. Read More >>

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Why Yes, You Can Buy Your Own Full-Sized Iron Man Suit

The Iron Man 3 premiere was last night, and while most of us probably haven't yet got eyes-on with Stark's latest epic, maybe you're already eyeing-up the righteous Marvel merch? How about a full-sized Iron Man supersuit? Hell yes. Read More >>

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If You Want to See Iron Man 3 in 4D, Hop On a Plane to Japan Now

Iron Man 3 premieres in the UK today -- a day late thanks to the Iron Lady -- and while we're all champing at the bit to see what kind of pain Stark's going to bring unto the Mandarin, the lucky, lucky Japanese will be able to witness the epic badassery in practically-living 4DX. Read More >>

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Watch a Sneak Peek Inside the New Tech in Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3 is almost here. In fact it would be here today if it weren't for someone kicking the bucket. And with the new movie, Stark obviously gets some new upgrades to the Iron Man arsenal. Here's a brand new featurette from Marvel titled "Advancing the Tech" that takes you through all the new stuff in the movie. Read More >>

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In Her Final Act, the Iron Lady Conquers the Iron Man

The UK premiere of Iron Man 3 is being postponed 24 hours, not because the actors are revolting, or because the cinema's all booked up for Star Trek, but because of Margret Thatcher's funeral. Yep, the Iron Lady gets the last laugh. Read More >>