WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Filming in the Port City for the upcoming flick Iron Man 3 is set to begin next week, though the cast of characters is still changing.
According to several entertainment outlets, Scarlett Johansson will not be reprising her role as Black Widow in the sequel.
The actress recently told the website screenrant.com that she would not be in the newest Iron Man film, but was hoping that her Black Widow character would get her own stand along film at some point.
Variety.com is reporting that award-winning actor Guy Pierce is in final talks to join the cast as a new character.
According to IMDB.com, Ben Kingsley and Jessica Chastain (The Help) are rumored to appear in the film, but that has yet to be confirmed officially.
Disney has tentatively scheduled Iron Man 3 to be released on May 3, 2013.