Iron Man 3 (2013): Thousands Show Up For Casting Call (Video)


[[wysiwyg_imageupload:1420:]]The first casting call for Iron Man 3 was held over the weekend at the Crabtree Mall in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Thousands of hopefuls lined up for their chance to star along side the likes of Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.

WRAL, a local news station, was on hand to cover the event with the following video below.

Iron men and women who may have missed the chance to get cast in Iron Man 3, will get another as the next casting call is being held this coming Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Independence Mall in Wilmington, NC between 10 am – 1 pm.

The casting company behind “Caged Heat” (Iron Man 3 working title), who was also behind the blockbuster movie The Hunger Games, updated their casting request on Facebook with the following, which includes the need for twins. Previously, a request  for Chinese descendants was put out, leading to speculation that the Mandarin will play a role.


Seeking: a set of identical twins (can be male or female) between the ages of 12-14 years of age, Artsy and/or eccentric types, computer geeks, Professor types, business professionals (Men & Women), upscale preppy types, those with unusual hair, piercing or facial hair. ALL ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS NEEDED. 

Please attend one of casting calls on either Sat. April 14th in Raleigh @ Crabtree Valley Mall (10am -1pm) or Satruday April 21st in Wilmington @ Independence Mall (10am -1 pm). You may also apply online (please include a current snapshot and all of your information (name, age, height, weight, city and state you reside in, & phone number) to us at

Iron Man 3 blasts off May 3rd, 2013 directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.

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