Guy Pearce joins Iron Man 3

Guy Pearce is in final talks to star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 3Variety reports.

Pearce would play Aldrich Killian, a geneticist who develops the Extremis nano-technology used by Tony Stark.

It is unknown if, as in the comics, Killian will assist a terrorist in the spread of a nanobot virus.

Ben Kingsley has been cast as the villain (though his identity remains a mystery); Gwyneth PaltrowScarlett Johansson, and Don Cheadle will all return for the third instalment of the series.

Shooting on the Shane Black directed pic begins next month.

Iron Man 3 hits cinemas May 2013. The Avengers arrives this week.

Discuss: Glad to see Aussie Pearce score a role?

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: