‘Iron Man 3’ Poster with Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian

The scientist works alongside Maya Hansen in harnessing the power of nanotechnology in this Marvel Phase II sequel, in theaters this May.

Disney and Marvel Studios has released the third character poster for director Shane Black's Marvel Phase II sequel Iron Man 3, which features franchise first-timer Guy Pearce as Aldrich Killian. In the film, Killian works alongside Maya Hansen (Rebecca Hall) in harnessing the power of nanotechnology, which Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) will use as Iron Man to defeat the nefarious Mandarin (Ben Kingsley).

Iron Man 3 Guy Pearce Poster

About Aldrich Killian, from the Official Marvel Database:

"Dr. Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce) is a brilliant scientist working for the FuturePharm Corporation in Austin, Texas alongside Dr. Maya Hansen (Rebecca Hall). Together they developed Extremis, an attempt to create a new super soldier. The Extremis is a techno organic virus that completely rewrites the body's genetic code. It replaces entire organs making them more efficient. The virus also gives the body a sort of healing factor. The original Extremis grants super human strength, speed, endurance, reflexes and the ability to project electricity and breathe fire.

He steals a sample and sells it to a terrorist group. The group, based in a slaughterhouse in Bastrop, Texas, injects a willing test subject called Mallen. A bizarre physical change overtakes him; his horrified compatriots flee the room but lock him in it. The injected man's body, still lying in the Bastrop warehouse, is now covered completely in a bizarre layer of scar tissue.

Days later at Futurepharm Corporation offices, Dr. Aldrich Killian commits suicide at his computer; his suicide note informing co-worker Maya Hansen that he has stolen the Extremis serum for an undisclosed purpose."

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.

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  1. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Idiots on the Internet

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  2. undeadslayer4

    @themoviefanatic ya it relates to saurumon

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  3. undeadslayer4

    @the-movieghost theres your answer

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  4. undeadslayer4

    @themoviefanatic he thinks "oh if i give mandarin this serum i get money" but the serum didnt work and he regreted it and killed himself

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  5. Nicholaus XX

    Such a lame poster.

    2 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  6. the MovieGhost

    Congrats @undeadslayer4 that made NO sense whatsoever.

    2 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  7. CelluloidDreams

    Very tan ......very serious.....thanks for the back-ground on Aldrich Killian for those who don't read the comics!!

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  8. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @dan1@narrator Least the resident fool got the joke

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  9. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @narrator@dan1 So many derps in here

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  10. ROFLitschristian

    Ugh, with the sparks you guys...

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  11. Dan

    @bawnian-dexeus@narrator You have to love the internet.

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  12. Sean

    @undeadslayer4 What makes you think he is a douche?

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  13. undeadslayer4

    @narrator its like this mr narrator like lord of the rings the first one Sarumon is awesome and gandalf's friend then he betrays him and tries to kill and join sauron which he is also a douche and then when he is corrupted he insults his hechmen and he stabs him he gets impaled thats why

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  14. the Narrator

    Lol, @bawnian-dexeus. Some people just don't get the joke. Regardless, I agree with you. All these character pose posters with sparks in them is getting old.

    @undeadslayer4 Have you met Pearce? How is he a douche?

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag

  15. TheDude1

    Guy Pearce is awesome. Can't wait to see him in this movie.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  16. the MovieGhost

    ...Okay...? I'm supposed to care about this character why?

    2 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  17. masterofthemoon

    @bawnian-dexeus Guy is not in the Deathly Hollows, Bill Nighy was and so was Rhys Ifans, you probably got them mixed up with Guy. Guy has done films like Rules of Engagement and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

    2 years agoby @masterofthemoonFlag

  18. undeadslayer4

    what a douche

    2 years agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  19. JonSpidey07

    I've always liked Guy Pearce
    I have a feeling he will do wonders in this movie

    2 years agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  20. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I didn't know Guy Pearce was in Deathly Hollows :p

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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