Andy Lau plays a scientist in Iron Man 3
Andy Lau is confirmed to star in his first Hollywood film.
The new daddy is playing the role of a well-known Chinese scientist in Iron Man 3, whose job is to strengthen the armour and weapons of the superhero.
The scientist (Andy) is also an old friend of Iron Man.
Ben Kingsley will play the villain's role as The Mandarin.
As the film is a joint venture between Hollywood and China, there will be a few more Chinese artistes like Fan Bingbing and Yang Mi in the film.
One of them will play Andy's wife while another his assistant.
The film, which will also be shot in Beijing and Shanghai, is about the daughter of Iron Man's friend being kidnapped and taken to China, and how the comic hero saves the girl with help from Andy.
The film is expected to be released around May next year.
Source: Apple Daily
Published May 18, 2012