Production will commence in Beijing, China this week. The actor will portray an ally of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark. We reported in April that Marvel's superhero sequel will be a Chinese co-production.
Shane Black is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Drew Pearce.
Iron Man 3 was released May 3rd, 2013 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale. The film is directed by Shane Black.