Shane Black might write and direct "Iron Man 3"

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  1. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    But their relationship with Favreau has already soured and been severed. It's early days, so the jury is still out on whether that's going to become a pattern.
     
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    I'm not a fan of the lethal Weapon movies, but I'll wait and see how it turns out.
     
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    Their handling hasn't been perfect (or with Norton for that matter), but as you say, the jury's out.
     
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    If he does do it I hope it's more 'The Last Boy Scout' and less 'Lethal Weapon':bolian:
     
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    ^ Damon Wayans will be the third actor to play Rhodey!
     
  6. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    TheWrap talked to Shane Black about this story and Black said the following:

     
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    If this happens, I'd be behind this one hundred percent. He'd bring us something better than Justin Thoreux's weak and flawed script.
     
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    In my opinion, LAH suffers badly from that annyoing child actor, but not from the script.
     
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    This is awesome news. Seems like it has been confirmed.
     
  11. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    I didn't mind the kid's acting - it wasn't the best, but not bad either. The film suffered because Arnold wanted more slapstick humor and in jokes added.
     
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    I loved The Last Action Hero. :ouch:
     
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    I don't love it, but I do like it despite its flaws.

    Anyway, it's going to be very interesting to see how Shane Black fares at the helm of a superhero blockbuster. I'm glad to see him get the chance.
     
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    The Archer and I agree! :bolian:
     
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    This pleases me. :techman:

    I wonder if Marvel approached Black on their own, or if Downey recommended him to them, given their work together on Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.
     
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    It's confirmed now! I wouldn't be surprised if it was RDJ suggested Black to them. Downey is also the person who suggested Justin Throeaux write the Iron Man 2 script based on his experience with him on "Tropic Thunder". Methinks though most of the genius behind that film was squarely on Ben Stiller's shoulders. This has me happy.
     
  18. Last Action Hero is an incredibly fun and creative movie.

    A lot of the movie's silliness inside the "movie world" is meant to be a parody of your typical "Arnold action movie", which it feels like people just ignore. One time I saw someone complaining about how unrealistic (relatively speaking) some of fictional Arnold's action stunts were. Well yeah, that's the point, everything is over-the-top in the fictional Arnold.
     
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    That's great news. I love the Lethal Weapon movies and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang was great!

    Yeah, I love that movie too for reasons you point out.
     
  20. Out Of My Vulcan Mind

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    No, I think that's obvious. It's just that some of the slapstick doesn't work and isn't funny (in my opinion of course). It's a problem of execution rather than concept. The original script had the same framework, but was more subtle and clever in the element of parody within the movie world.