Crews are rolling out the red carpet on Hollywood Boulevard for the stars of Iron Man 3. Excited fans have been lined up outside the theater since 4:30 a.m. PT.
HOLLYWOOD, CA (WECT) - Crews are rolling out the red
carpet on Hollywood Boulevard for the stars of Iron Man 3. Excited fans have
been lined up outside the theater since 4:30 a.m. PT.
Hundreds have already staked out their spots along the
fenced off area where the stars will walk for tonight's premiere.
Fans brought movie posters in hopes of getting autographs
from those in the film.
Hollywood Boulevard has been shut down to traffic to accommodate
what's expected to be a huge event.
The event is being billed as the "world
premiere" of the movie, although the cast has been traveling the world to
build buzz for the movie. Marvel has hosted premieres in China, Germany and
The movie was filmed in Wilmington last summer. It's the
biggest blockbuster ever shot in Wilmington.
Robert Downey Jr., Gwenyth Pawltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben
Kingsley and Guy Pearce will be on the red carpet.
Several stars from other Marvel movies, including The
Avengers, Captain America and Thor will also be in attendance.
According to a release from Marvel, in the new movie Tony
Stark/Iron Man faces an enemy whose "reach knows no bounds" and when
"Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks
on a harrowing quest to find those responsible."
Marvel is streaming Wednesday's
red carpet event live. Click this link at 9:00 EST to watch the action from your computer: marvel.com/ironman3live
Our Ashlea Kosikowski and Ryan Koresko are in Hollywood
to cover the event. Stay tuned for reports from Hollywood throughout the night
on Wednesday and Thursday.