Ben Kingsley Is the Mandarin in New 'Iron Man 3' Poster

The villain hides inside his insidious lair in this latest one-sheet for director Shane Black's Marvel Phase II sequel.
Marvel has unleashed yet another character poster for this summer's Iron Man 3, which pits Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) against his most feared nemesis yet: The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). This one-sheet focuses on The Mandarin, who is seen relaxing in his Asian-infused lair. Check out the calm before the storm in this latest look at the impending Marvel Phase II sequel.

Iron Man 3 Mandarin Character Poster

Here's more on this villainous character from the Marvel Database

"The Mandarin's parents died shortly after he was born. The Mandarin spent all of his vast inheritance training at science and martial arts. Doing so caused him to go broke at roughly the same time he reached adulthood. The Chinese government evicted him because he was too broke to pay his taxes. The bitter, broke, homeless, but extremely well trained Mandarin began to wander the earth. He found an alien space-ship during his wandering. He studied the ship to gain knowledge of advanced science, and stole rings he found within it. The Mandarin uses a combination of superhuman martial arts abilities, alien science, and the ten energy-blasting rings he found to wage a never-ending war on civilization."

Iron Man 3 was released May 3rd, 2013 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale. The film is directed by Shane Black.

Sources: Marvel

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Comments (27)

  1. Javier Rodas

    @bawnian-dexeus woaw i just noticed that D:

    1 year agoby @javier-rodasFlag

  2. SirBrandon

    Poster looks cool. I'm starting to really look forward to this one.

    1 year agoby @SirBrandonFlag

  3. Raoul Duke

    He looks like some Afghani pimp smoking a blunt in a cave. Great poster.

    1 year agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  4. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    To be fair, he is wearing Starks sunglasses

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  5. Sean

    @jmp lol :P .

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  6. JMP

    Ben Kingsley is a Mandarin Gangster

    1 year agoby @jmpFlag

  7. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    Ben Kingsley will be a great villain in this movie, from the looks of it! :-)

    1 year agoby @redcameramanFlag

  8. Gandoff

    In all other pics, I never noticed his pants was cameo, with the Chinese like dragon on them... He also has dog tags hanging on a bar next to him.. Looks both, silly, and kick ass... Kingsley is a great actor, but has a bad record with comic movies. I have little fear on this one, because it's not director by

    1 year agoby @gandoffFlag

  9. Brizzy

    Wow, this sucked..

    1 year agoby @BrizzyFlag

  10. ROFLitschristian

    To be completely honest, I hate it. It's so ridiculously silly I can't even laugh, only despise it.

    1 year agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  11. ejk1

    Where are his bitches?

    1 year agoby @ejk1Flag

  12. the Narrator

    It's so bad, that it's bad. This wasn't intentional and is therefore a fail.

    1 year agoby @narratorFlag

  13. CUPID

    Like a boss!

    1 year agoby @cupidFlag

  14. Dan

    The glasses make this poster. Pimpin' pimpin' pimpin'.

    1 year agoby @dan1Flag

  15. Sean

    @ChiRep-1 Exactly.

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  16. undeadslayer4

    wow that looks a drug dealer than mandarin

    1 year agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  17. CelluloidDreams

    Damn........doesn't look like Ben at all!! Very rough and tough!

    1 year agoby @2movieguysFlag

  18. The Real Goku

    The glasses aren't needed

    1 year agoby @therealGokuFlag

  19. Xenon

    the eyes must be seen, those sunglasses is a giant no. I sure hope this is better than 2.

    1 year agoby @xenon56Flag

  20. Ghostman

    what makes this better than the rest, is that there's no sparks flying!

    1 year agoby @ghostmanFlag

  21. SoksoV

    I think it looks awesome!!

    1 year agoby @SoksoVFlag

  22. ChiRep_1

    It's so bad, it's good.

    1 year agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  23. Replicant

    Hahaha this looks awesome!

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  24. Roberto Mata

    @ghostman Still I don't like his pose and the glasses, just kills it for me, the picture looks like a cover for a Rap CD

    1 year agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  25. Ghostman

    Here's the full poster that show's more:

    1 year agoby @ghostmanFlag

  26. Roberto Mata

    Hahahahahahaha!, He looks like a rapper, On the serious matter he doesn't look too much of villain.

    1 year agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  27. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Bahahahahahaha! Ok, ok. Of all the crappy posters to this point, this one makes up for it

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag