James Badge Dale will be playing the role of Eric Savin in the next Iron man movie. In the original Marvel comic books Savin was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army put in charge of Project: Ultra. After stepping on a land mine, cybernetic surgery is performed on him, and Savin is resurrected as the cyborg Coldblood.
Iron Man 3 starts production this month in North Carolina and will be moving to China later this summer. Iron Man 3 will be directed by Shane Black, who also co-wrote the script with Drew Pearce.
Other actors signed up for the film include Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley and Rebecca Hall.
Disney has announced the sequel will be released on May 3, 2013.