New Iron Man 3 villain details revealed, Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian to join Ben Kingsley, reports sayBy Angel Cuala on May 31, 2012 in Entertainment, Hollywood, Movies, United States •
Updated: October 22, 2012 2:30 p.m.
A new set of details for the Iron Man 3 villain team has been revealed, as some reports are now saying that Guy Pearce will be joining the film and will portray the role of Dr. Aldrich Killian, with the movie now in production in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Robert Downey Jr, with a life-size Iron Man model
Image Credit: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images
According to an exclusive report by Latino Review on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, a movie crew member confirmed to them that Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian will be the primary villain in the upcoming movie Iron Man 3, while Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin will only be his partner.
Based on the Iron Man comics history, Killian is the scientist who invented the Extremis virus and injected it to his ‘Extremis army’ of multiple super-powered individuals, which apparently made to be stronger than Iron Man.
Meanwhile, among other actors to portray as villains in Iron Man 3, which will be released on May 3, 2013, are Ashley Hamilton as ‘Firepower‘ and James Badge Dale as Eric Savin aka ‘Coldblood-7‘. William Sadler will also join the movie but his role has not been confirmed yet.
Nevertheless, among those who will be reprising their roles are Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark aka Iron Man, Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, Jon Favreau (Iron Man 2 director) as Happy Hogan, and Don Cheadle as James Rhodes.
Iron Man 3, which is the sequel of 2010′s Iron Man 2, is being directed by Shane Black and will be distributed worldwide by Walt Disney Pictures. DMG Entertainment will release the film in China, while Tele München Group will release it in Austria and Germany.
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