Now we get word that Guy Pearce will be cast as Aldrich Killian via Variety.
Having Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian confirms what we heard before, that Iron Man 3 will adapt Warren Ellis' "Extremis" storyline from the Iron Man comic books.
Aldrich Killian was the geneticist who co-created the Extremis nano-technology (dubbed a virus) and sold it to terrorists.
A casting call that was recently put out that asked for people of Chinese descent coupled with the news that Iron Man 3 will be co-produced in China has led to speculation that Ben Kingsely will play Iron Man's archnemesis — the Mandarin.
Iron Man 3 blasts off May 3rd, 2013 directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.
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