‘Iron Man 3′: Kevin Feige Praises Sir Ben Kingsley’s ‘Mandarin’ Performance
The announcement that Iron Man 3 would finally introduce classic villain The Mandarin (and that he’d be played by Sir Ben Kingsley) was for many, a mixed omen. The knighted thespian has delivered some iconic and profound performances (Hugo, Gandhi), but in recent years his choice in roles has been far spottier.
According to Marvel studio head Kevin Feige, there’s no need to worry. Sir Ben has delivered the goods like few others who appeared in Marvel’s ‘Phase One,’ apparently crafting a version of the Mandarin so terrifying, anyone on set felt the chill.
If there’s one thing Kingsley is famous for, it’s his ability to both silence a crowd, and produce films as if his life depended on it (come 2013, he’ll have appeared in over a dozen since 2010). It would seem that he ...
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