Jon Favreau Back for IRON MAN 3

Will reprise his role of Happy Hogan.

Jon Favreau has confirmed, via Twitter, that he is returning to reprise his role of Happy Hogan for the Shane Black-directed ‘Iron Man 3.’ Favreau, who directed the first two instalments of the franchise and produced ‘The Avengers,’ tweeted the following picture.

Production on ‘Iron Man 3’ kicked off on Wednesday with returning stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Don Cheadle.

Newcomers to the franchise include Rebecca Hall as Dr. Maya Hansen, a scientist and old flame of Tony Stark; Guy Pearce as geneticist Aldrich Killian; James Badge Dale as Eric Savin aka Coldblood; Ashley Hamilton as Jack Taggert aka Firepower; and of course Ben Kingsley as yet to be revealed main villain.