Sneak peek behind-the-scenes snap of Iron Man 3 reveals Tony Stark's extensive collection of super suits
18:21 GMT, 4 June 2012
This summer has already seen The Avengers unite to ignite the box office with its big budget outing.
Next year, however, Iron Man is set to return to the big screen in his third solo showing and Disney have released the first official still from the film.
The new snap shows all of Tony Stark's various mechanical suits lined up and put on display.
The garage, or hub, is where Iron Man, played by Robert Downey Jr, keeps all of his expensive and dangerous armour, even his Mach-1 suit is kept there.
Lights, camera, action: The first official still from Iron Man 3 has been released and shows Tony Stark's extensive collection of suits
Disney said: 'Iron Man 3 continues the epic, big-screen adventures of the world’s favorite billionaire inventor/Super Hero, Tony Stark aka Iron Man.'
The blockbuster is being filmed in North Carolina, America, and will see Stark fighting off villains intent on stealing his technology to build their own Iron Man weapons.
While Ben Kingsley and Guy Pearce have already been confirmed to take on nemesis roles in the upcoming film, it seems that there is another villainous character on the scene.
First look: Scenes from the shooting of Iron Man 3 in North Carolina, show an all American suit
What's going on Actor James Badge Dale, who plays Lt. Col. Eric Salvin aka Coldblood in the upcoming movie, was seen wearing the Iron Patriot outfit
Actor James Badge Dale was spotted on
the set of the movie in Wilmington for the second day of shooting,
suited up in the full Iron Patriot outfit.
It remains to be seen how the Iron
Patriot fits into the plot of the new movie, as the name is used to
describe the special Iron Man-type armour which featured the Captain
However, the Iron Patriot costume was previously seen being worn by Spider-Man villain Norman Osbourne in the comic books.
To add more confusion to the mix, Badge Dale is starring as Lt. Col. Eric Salvin, aka Coldblood, in the latest movie.
Under wraps: Badge Dale made his way to the set with a giant black cape covering his outfit
Armed and dangerous: The Iron Patriot costume features a giant gun on the back and shoulders
Robert! Downey Jr., who plays Tony Stark/Iron Man in the film, was seen
grabbing a coffee before heading to set in Wilmington
Coldblood is one of the army soldiers used by Guy Pearce's
character Aldrich Killian, who also includes Firepower, a role believed
to have been filled by Ashley Hamilton, among his troops.
But the sight of Coldblood wearing the Iron Patriot costume has led to much confusion among fans of the franchise.
Some have even speculated that the scenes were set up to throw off the actual plot of the movie.
Meanwhile, Downey Jr. was also seen grabbing himself a caffeine hit before making his way to the set of the movie.
Iron Man 3 is due to be released in May 2013.