Variety is reporting that Guy Pearce will appear in Iron Man 3.
The trade said that the Australian actor would play Dr. Aldrich Killian in the Shane Black film.
Killian is a genetic scientist who was a key player in Warren Ellis’ 2005 comic book storyline ‘Extremis’.
Pearce can currently be seen in Lockout and the forthcoming Prometheus.
Production on the next movie will take place in North Carolina and China.