Additional IRON MAN 3 Filming Underway in Beijing
Though nothing too revealing, more filming for Iron Man 3 is underway with Chinese actors Wang Xuequi & Fan Bingbing captured shooting a scene seemingly involving the extremis virus.
Along with the year 2012, principal photography for Iron Man 3 was scheduled to end last month in December. Recent videos and photos from Beijing, however, reveal that some filming for the Marvel superhero thriller is still very much underway. Likely for reshoots, Chinese actors Wang Xuequi and Fan Bingbing were both spotted in their surgeon garb, as seen in the teaser trailer, shooting a scene seemingly involving the extremis virus. Check the video, photos & potential story details below.
While Wang Xuequi officially joined the cast last month, Fan Bingbing's inclusion in Iron Man 3 surfaced back in May; when Andy Lau was in talks for the 'Dr. Wu' role. Those reports not only revealed that Bingbing will play Xuequi's wife, but also disclosed alleged story details. [spoiler]
“The film will involve the daughter of Tony Stark’s friend being kidnapped and brought to China. In order to save his friend’s daughter, he flew over from America to China to seek help from Dr. Wu to strengthen his abilities to help fight The Mandarin.”
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? Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley, “Iron Man 3” is directed by Shane Black from a screenplay by Drew Pearce & Shane Black and is based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero Iron Man, who first appeared on the pages of “Tales of Suspense” (#39) in 1963 and had his solo comic book debut with “The Invincible Iron Man” (#1) in May of 1968. “Iron Man 3” is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures & DMG Entertainment. Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige is producing & Jon Favreau, Louis D’Esposito, Stephen Broussard, Victoria Alonso, Alan Fine, Charles Newirth, Stan Lee & Dan Mintz are executive producers. The film hits May 3, 2013, & is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
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