Ben Kingsley’s Secret Marvel Project Revealed


Ben Kingsley last week had revealed that he had been working on a secret project for Marvel, but nothing more could be said about that yet. Now, El Mayimbe of Latino Review, has the answer we’ve all been seeking.

As he says:

According to sources, Marvel wants to make it up to fans so in the one shot, the REAL Mandarin is furious with Aldrich Killian and Ben Kingsley’s character Trevor Slattery for the mockery they made of the real Mandarin’s identity and legacy. The real Mandarin wants to set the record straight.Yes, the REAL Mandarin.How is he going to set the record straight? That I don’t know. Who is going to play the real Mandarin? Don’t know either. Wait and see. – El Mayimbe

As most of us know who have seen Iron Man 3’s big twist, Ben Kingsley’s Mandarin isn’t really the Mandarin. He’s actually Trevor Slattery, a drunken British actor hired by Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce) to give Evil a face. Now I personally had no issue with this and found it clever, but a divided fanbase said otherwise and it seems Marvel wants to rectify this.

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    Professor Fathead

    (October 29, 2013 - 10:22 pm)

    I also really enjoyed the twist and found that it made a lot of sense in the narrative. It was also a great way to show a lot of footage in the trailer that ended up being a red herring. This feels like unnecessary fan-service unless it leads to something else in another movie.

      Jideobi Odunze

      (October 30, 2013 - 12:22 am)

      They should just take it as you can’t please everyone because those who gave them a hard time over it clearly felt entitled to something better.

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