Variety is reporting that Ben Kingsley is in talks to be the bad guy in Iron Man 3, and that he won't be The Mandarin (although having once played Indian I don't see why he couldn't play Chinese.
Sir Ben Kingsley talks about the Mandarin's accent and his process.
Could it have been that the overall response to Iron Man 3. I’ll just talk about the other two hours of film that you probably forgot about as soon as Ben Kingsley broke his off-kilter Mandarin accent in favor of his British one. For starters, Iron Man 3 might have the most densely packed and clever dialogue in the entire MCU. Between Shane Black’s incredible knack for underplayed.Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor.. (2011), The Dictator (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Ender's Game (2013). He has also voiced Archibald Snatcher in The Boxtrolls (2014), and Bagheera in the live action adaptation of Disney's The Jungle Book (2016). Kingsley was appointed Knight Bachelor in 2002 for services to the British film industry. In.We are told, but never shown, that Gandhi meets Charlie Chaplin. Sir Ben Kingsley appeared in Iron Man 3 (2013) with Robert Downey, Jr., who had played Chaplin, also for director Sir Richard Attenborough.
The full Iron Man 3 teaser trailer is finally here. As we begin to watch it over and over throughout the day, let's take a close look at what is going.Read More
Iron Man 3 (2013) Country: USA. Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Synopsis. When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. Teaming with Harley, a precocious 10-year-old boy, Tony investigates the remains of a local explosion. Gallery. BA Gallery; Cast. Ty Simpkins (Harley) Robert Downey Jr. Ben Kingsley.Read More
Iron Man 3 also plays rather smartly on our expectations of a Kingsley villain. Don Logan in Sexy Beast is the one we all talk about, the Hood in Thunderbirds is the one we don’t, but Kingsley.Read More
The trailer for Iron Man 3 was released today.The first Iron Man movie was amazing, it was a good sign that marvel was on the up and up again after a.Read More
For once, we’re thankful for movie trailers — those for Iron Man 3 had built up such an aura of menace around the Mandarin (Kingsley speaking portentously in an accent that amounted to.Read More
Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall and James badge Dale are the new faces to watch out for in Iron Man 3.Read More
Setting up Ben Kingsley's Mandarin as the Big Bad in the trailers, and then revealing him to be a complete fraud was deftly executed. 'Media terrorist' indeed. In more serious discussion, I think this movie worked for me because it kept Tony out of the armor for most of the movie. After all, one of the the key themes of it is that Tony Stark IS Iron Man. His ingenuity, brilliance and innate.Read More
Think what you like about Iron Man 3's The Mandarin, but Sir Ben Kingsley could've nailed it in any accent. Watch for the bloopers at the end.Read More
Ben Kingsley is a big question mark for Iron Man 3. I like the crazy accent he's putting on in the trailer and his general look is interesting. But there has to be a lot of interpretation at work in the screenplay. In the comics, The Mandarin is a mystical warrior - a magician who derives his power from the ten rings wrapped around his knuckles. But I don't think the sorcery vs. science angle.Read More
Iron Man 3 was first in the MCU to be released post-Avengers Assemble and benefited greatly from that film’s incredibly greater-than-expected box office success. Iron Man 3 made its way to cinemas with a new director in charge in the shape of Shane Black, albeit one well suited to Robert Downey Jr’s voice having worked with him before, becoming the highest grossing solo Iron Man film by a.Read More