Entertainment Weekly has just released a bunch of teaser images for Marvel’s upcoming one-shot, All Hail the King, which will focus on Ben Kingsley’s character in Iron Man 3 (contrary to previous rumors that the short will be about Loki). The 14-minute short was written and directed by Drew Pearce, and will follow Kingsley’s character(…)
Several news sites have recently reported that Ben Kingsley has let it slip that he’s just finished shooting a new project that is allegedly for Marvel’s series of One-Shot shorts. Kingsley was last in a Marvel film via Iron Man 3, which has him playing the Mandarin *WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD* which is actually just a(…)
A week ago, a rumor started making the rounds online, suggesting that Sir Ben Kingsley had read for a Star Wars Episode VII role. Now, Kingsley is definitely a fan favorite and has proven to be one of the most versatile actors in the industry, as proven by his recent role in Iron Man 3(…)
One of the things about Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 that’s got fans talking (and arguing) is its version of the Mandarin. It seems that a lot of fans appreciated the refreshing (and more realistic) take on one of The Iron Man’s most iconic villains, but there are also many fans who wanted a Mandarin(…)
In the most recent digital issue of Total Film, Sir Ben Kingsley discussed his role as The Mandarin in Iron Man 3, particularly regarding his prior knowledge of the character in the comic books, and how he managed to avoid Fu Manchu-style racial stereotypes.
In a recent statement over at About.com, Kevin Feige has revealed that even though Iron Man 3 boasts of 2 intimidating supervillains such as the Mandarin and Aldrich Killian, the most significant character in the film will be Tony Stark’s part time assistant, full time love interest Pepper Potts.
Marvel has just released another poster for the upcoming Iron Man 3, this time featuring the film’s main villain, the Mandarin, played by Ben Kingsley. The previous poster featured the film’s sub villain Aldrich Killian, who is portrayed by Guy Pearce. The new Mandarin poster features the villain slouching casually on his throne, with the(…)
The recently released official trailer for Iron Man 3 finally gave us a very brief, but official look at Sir Ben Kingsley as the Mandarin, with the Oscar-winning actor certainly looks every bit as menacing as one would expect from one of Tony Stark’s most dangerous foes. Marvel’s Kevin Feige has since revealed that Kingsley’s(…)
Okay, they’ve already denied it before, but according to a recent article in Latino Review, Ben Kingsley is indeed going to play The Mandarin in Iron Man 3. The LR states that while the news is not an official one from Marvel, it wasn’t coming from some “security guard” either. Of course, if it’s true(…)