Production on "Iron Man 3" begins later this month and by the sounds of the description, Hall will play Maya Hansen, a scientist who works with Guy Pearce's Tristian Aldrich character to create Extremis, the virus that's a central part of the 'IM3' storyline. Known for writing the "Lethal Weapon" series, Black co-wrote the script with Drew Pearce and the film will be loosely based on Warren Ellis' six-issue "Iron Man: Extremis" series.
Returning to the "Iron Man" series fold is Don Cheadle with Ben Kingsley, Andy Lau said to be joining the cast (the former is confirmed, the latter is not). According to IMDB, "The Thin Red Line" cinematographer John Toll will be the DOP. "Iron Man 3" is due in theaters May 3, 2013. [Variety]