IRON MAN 3 Concept Art Reveals Some Fan-Pleasing Alternate Takes On The Mandarin And His Ten Rings

IRON MAN 3 Concept Art Reveals Some Fan-Pleasing Alternate Takes On The Mandarin And His Ten Rings

Marvel came under fire for its portrayal of The Mandarin in Iron Man 3 but this new batch of concept art provides both some more comic accurate takes on the villain along with controversial redesigns...

Iron Man 3 massively exceeded expectations at the box office back in 2013, earning over $1.2 billion and scoring the acclaim of critics with a solid 80% on Rotten Tomatoes. 

Shane Black took charge of the threequel after Jon Favreau decided to move on from the franchise and while it's fair to say that fans enjoyed this action-packed adventure for the Armored Avenger, there were some liberties taken with the source material which definitely upset a lot of people. 

I am, of course, talking about The Mandarin. While it initially appeared as if Ben Kingsley would be playing a comic accurate version of the iconic Iron Man villain, the movie's big twist revealed that he was actually Trevor Slattery, an alcoholic, English actor. 

Ouch! 

Some loved it and plenty hated it. Regardless, we now have a new batch of concept art which puts the spotlight on some different designs for The Mandarin, some of which are equally as out there as what ended up on the big screen and others which may make fans of the comic book version of The Mandarin very happy indeed. To take a look, simply hit the "View List" button below.





































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