Marvel Studios has hired Shane Black to direct Iron Man 3. The superhero sequel has already been set with a release date of May 3, 2013.
Shane Black is directing Iron Man 3
Jon Favreau, who directed Iron Man and Iron Man 2, will be tied up with Magic Kingdom for Disney.
Shane Black is primarily known as a screenwriter, although it isn't known if he will pen the script for Iron Man 3. However, Shane Black did direct star Robert Downey Jr. in the 2005 movie Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.
No production schedule was given for Iron Man 3 yet.
Iron Man 3 was released May 3rd, 2013 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale. The film is directed by Shane Black.