They were linked last week, now it’s confirmed.
Shane Black (“Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang”) is officially onboard to direct “Iron Man 3” for Marvel Studios. The biggest question, will he also do the script, isn’t known as yet. The film is currently slated for a May 3rd 2013 release.
Meanwhile, Relativity Media has closed its deal with Phillip Noyce (“Salt,” “Clear and Present Danger”) to direct the military thriller “Hunter Killer”, based on George Wallace’s novel Firing Point. Shooting is slated to kick off late 2011.