In addition to the epic amounts of presentations and panels at this year’s Comic-Con (see the Wednesday/Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday schedules here), Marvel Studios will be hosting a special event for kids. Fans aged 2-14 who dress up as Iron Man can attend the Iron Man 3 Kids’ Costume Event on Saturday, July 14th at Marvel’s booth (#2329). All of the costumed attendees will have a group photo taken which will run on Marvel.com. Participating children will also receive a poster autographed by Robert Downey Jr. himself. Hit the jump to read up on the details in the press release.
Check out the press release for the Iron Man 3 Kids’ Costume Event at Comic-Con below:
Burbank, CA (July 9, 2012) –Marvel Studios announced today that they will be hosting an “Iron Man 3” Kids’ 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 Man—Marvel’s iconic Super Hero featured in the upcoming “Iron Man 3.” 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.
“Iron Man 3” continues the epic, big-screen adventures of the world’s favorite billionaire inventor/Super Hero, Tony Stark aka “Iron Man.” Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1963, “Iron Man 3” stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, along with franchise staples Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Don Cheadle as James “Rhodey” Rhodes with Jon Favreau as Happy Hogan.
Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige is producing the film from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Shane Black with Shane Black directing. Executive producers on the project include Jon Favreau, Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Stan Lee, Charles Newirth, Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard and Dan Mintz.
Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” is slated for release in the U.S. on May 3, 2013.