Iron Man 3: casting news and new pictures

News Simon Brew
10 Dec 2012 - 06:18
Iron Man

Wang Xuequi joins the cast of Marvel's Iron Man 3, as new pictures from the film are released.

Production is nearly done on Marvel's next movie, Iron Man 3, with director Shane Black then having a few months in the edit suite for post-production and to lock his final cut.

There's still just a little bit more shooting to be done on the film, though, and there's time for one last casting announcement too. It's been revealed that Wang Xuequi, the Chinese star of films such as Bodyguards And Assassins, has joined the cast of Iron Man 3. It's a role that's been created specifically for the actor, and he's joined the film as production moves to Beijing.

He joins a cast that already features Robert Downey Jr, Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow, James Badge Dale and Sir Ben Kingsley. And what's more, Marvel has released a couple of new pictures from the shoot, which introduce Xuequi to the Iron Man world. Here they are...

Iron Man 3 arrives in the UK next April. More news on it when we get it.


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