"It's OFFICIAL: For all comic book fans you already know the world's first superhero (pre-dating Superman) is the "Man of Bronze" himself Clark "Doc" Savage," Dwayne Johnson wrote on his Instagram account.
The project has been in development since 2010 with Public Enemies' scribe Ronan Bennett writing a script, based on Dean King's non-fiction book Skeletons on the Zahara: A True Story of Survival. Mr Crowe made his debut as a director in The Water Diviner this year and will be seen next with Ryan Gosling in Shane Black's thriller The Nice Guys
40-year-old actress Gwyneth Paltrow shot scenes for Iron Man 3 in which she wore her co-star's famous suit, and expected to need a lot of mental preparation beforehand after seeing the "hell" the actor went through whenever he donned the restrictive garments - but then couldn't understand why he found it so traumatic.
48-year-old actor Robert Downer Jr has thus far refused to confirm if he will make another movie in the successful franchise but director Shane Black is confident Robert will return for at least one more outing as Tony Stark/Iron Man.