Although a release date looms in about half-a-year, filming still pushes onward for Marvel’s Iron Man 3 and we’ve got some new information regarding Shane Black‘s blockbuster today. He was confirmed for the cast back in September, replacing Andy Lau, but this morning we’ve got our first look at Wang Xuequi as Chen Lu, a former scientist who eventually becomes the villain Radioactive Man.
While his part is minor, above we can see him interact with co-stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle, as well as below with Robert Downey Jr. The production recently moved to China, which is becoming a major incentive for Hollywood due to a guaranteed release there, as seen this fall in Rian Johnson‘s Looper. Marvel has also released some new footage and below one can also see a brief Japanese trailer which excludes Ben Kingsley but adds more Pepper Potts for the film that will also star Guy Pearce, James Badge Dale and Rebecca Hall.
Iron Man 3 opens on May 3rd, 2013.
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
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