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Robert Downey Jr. launches Iron Man 3 in Beijing

Sunday, April 07, 2013 - 01:40

Robert Downey Jr. has some ''Lost in Translation'' moments while promoting ''Iron Man 3'' in Beijing for the film's world premiere. Rollo Ross reports.

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Robert Downey Jr. launched Iron Man 3 for the Chinese audience in Beijing on Saturday. However, when the movie gets released there, it will contain more Chinese related material and will even include a character that won't be featured in the non-Chinese version. On his way to the press conference, Downey Jr was confident that he wasn't going to have any "Lost in Translation" moments. SOUNDBITE (English) actor Robert Downey Jr, saying: "People who know me back in America know that I'm very interested in all things Chinese. I live a fairly Chinese life in America" Although that obviously doesn't include the language.... SOUNDBITE(Mandarin) Hostess, saying: "Tie Gemenr" (English translation: "Iron brothers") SOUNDBITE(English) Actor Robert Downey Jr., saying: "Tie Gemenr... that's one. How many more words do you have? three?" SOUNDBITE (English) Hostess, saying: "So we've heard that you have a doctor that is from China. Is that correct?" (SOUNDBITE)(English) actor Robert Downey Jr., saying: "I have a daughter from China? Oh, doctor from China? Whew! That would be quite a surprise to have at a press conference." And his Chinese life in America also doesn't normally include posing with a traditional Beijing snack. SOUNDBITE (English) actor Robert Downey Jr, saying: "Like a candied crab-apple." Robert Downey Jr. will continue his international promotional tour of Iron Man 3v until April 29th, when he returns home for the New York premiere.

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Robert Downey Jr. launches Iron Man 3 in Beijing

Sunday, April 07, 2013 - 01:40