Fan Bingbing Joins 'Iron Man 3'

2013-01-05 08:43:15 GMT2013-01-05 16:43:15(Beijing Time)  SINA.com
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Chinese actress Fan Bingbing in a scene in "Iron Man 3".(Photo/Agencies)Chinese actress Fan Bingbing in a scene in "Iron Man 3".(Photo/Agencies)
Chinese actress Fan Bingbing in a scene in "Iron Man 3".(Photo/Agencies)Chinese actress Fan Bingbing in a scene in "Iron Man 3".(Photo/Agencies)

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing will play a surgical assistant in the upcoming Hollywood film "Iron Man 3", Sohu.com reports.

Although her role has yet to be officially announced, Fan was spotted on the "Iron Man 3" set in Beijing, wearing scrubs. A video released by Sohu.com shows she and co-star Wang Xueqi filming a scene where their characters perform an operation on Iron Man.

Wang, who is represented by the Fan Bingbing Studio, was cast in mid-December to play Dr. Wu. As Wang's boss, Fan influenced his casting in the film, said Sohu.com.

During the operation, Fan's character assists Dr. Wu while helping with translations between him and Iron Man.

Starring Robert Downey Jr. as the superhero, "Iron Man 3" has been shot in Beijing since December. In the film, Iron Man faces a powerful enemy, the Mandarin. He flies to China to seek help from Dr. Wu, who can strengthen his abilities to fight the Mandarin.

The film is slated for release in North America on May 3. A simultaneous release in China is expected.

(Agencies)

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