Iron Man 3 Villain Rumors Emerge From Film Set

North Carolina residents have leaked information after witnessing the filming of the highly anticipated upcoming movie, "Iron Man 3."

The Wilmington, N.C. locals claim to have spotted the villain in the Marvel movie and shared the information with both WECT TV6 and While no photos were taken, extras dressed in military uniforms and suits were seen.

According to a source at the scene, Mandarin is definitely the villain.

"Mandarin had a set of twins that did most of his dirty work for him," said the source, according to

Other rumors surrounding the villain in "Iron Man 3" include characters Iron Patriot, Coldblood-7, and Firepower.

Another exciting detail surrounding the film's setting was revealed via an insider close to the production set.

"He had seen vehicles emblazoned with logos for the city of Miami and Miami Police Department being unloaded on one of the sets," reported ComicBook.

Robert Downey Jr. portrays the title character in the film series, but little else is known about third installment. Rumors surrounding the plot of the upcoming film continue to swirl as filming began earlier this week, building anticipation.

Although actors Ben Kingsley and Guy Pearce are confirmed to take on villainous roles in the film, it appears as though another evil character will arise in "Iron Man 3."

On Twitter, "Iron Man" fans continue to speculate the upcoming sequel's plot with many expressing different beliefs about who the villain will be.

"The Iron Patriot in Iron Man 3," asked Jane. "Possibly?"

Ajejandro posted, "The Iron Patriot?? Meh. I was hoping (and still am) for The Mandarin."

"There's zero possibility that Norman Ocborn will be in the Iron Man 3, which kind of defeats the point of the Iron Patriot," wrote Coin Operated Boy.

Lazz commented about the many rumors, writing, "What if I stayed away from iron man 3 spoilers until 2013, what if…"

"Iron Man 3" will hit theaters May 3, 2013.