Marvel Studiosannounced today that they will be hosting an â€œIron Man 3â€ Kidsâ€™ Costume Event on Saturday, July 14, at 12:30 p.m. at the Marvel booth (#2329), at Comic-Con International in San Diego. The event is open to all children ages 2-14 who come dressed as Iron Manâ€”Marvelâ€™s iconic Super Hero featured in the upcoming â€œIron Man 3.â€Â Anyone looking to participate in the costume event should arrive at the Marvel booth by 12:10 to prepare for the event.
A group photo of all the costumed children will be taken on stage and featured on Marvel.com. All participating children will also receive a poster autographed by Robert Downey Jr., who reprises his role of Tony Stark/Iron Man in the fan-favorite franchise.
â€œIron Man 3â€ continues the epic, big-screen adventures of the worldâ€™s favorite billionaire inventor/Super Hero, Tony Stark aka â€œIron Man.â€Â Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1963, â€œIron Man 3â€ stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, along with franchise staples Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Don Cheadle as James â€œRhodeyâ€ Rhodes with Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan.
Marvel Studiosâ€™ President Kevin Feige is producing the film from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Shane Black with Shane Black directing. Â Executive producers on the project include Jon Favreau, Louis Dâ€™Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Charles Newirth, Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard and Dan Mintz.
Marvelâ€™s â€œIron Man 3â€ is slated for release in the U.S. on May 3, 2013.