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Matt McGloin

Chinese Iron Man 3 Cut Has Only 4 Minutes Of Product Placement Footage

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7411 In a sort of ironic twist, we learn that the Chinese Iron Man 3 cut will feature only four minutes of additional footage with most of it being product placements.

Seems Communist China has become a little more Capitalist, of course unless the companies are owned by the state.

Regardless, we find out details about the exclusive Chinese Iron Man 3 footage as the movie preimiered there a few days ago.

THR has it that the footage features some sort of energy drink advertisement as well as a milk drink.

And the new footage is of famous Chinese actor Wang Xueqi taking a drink as well as operating on Tony Stark with another famous Chinese actress, Fan Binbing, as his nurse who goes unnamed.

Perhaps with Iron Man 3 not getting a "co-production" status with China, Marvel Studios changed its plans, because this is really rather lame.

At least we now don't have to worry about digging up a copy.

Even with the product placements and disappointing exclusive footage, Iron Man 3 has exploded in China, said to have brought in $2 million in its first midnight opening.

Iron Man 3 blasts off May 3rd, 2013 directed by Shane Black and starring Robert DowneyJr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce and James Badge Dale.

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Synopsis:

Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

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