Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: The January Sale!
Try 3 issues of Empire magazine for just £1
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Fox Planning Live-Action X-Men TV Series
The mutants could be headed to the small screen
Mission: Impossible 5 Moved Up To July
Christopher McQuarrie will deliver a little earlier than expected...
Emma Watson Signs For Beauty And The Beast
She'll be director Bill Condon's guest
Chris Weitz Hired For Gareth Edwards' Star Wars Stand-Alone
He'll write the new draft of the script
David Tennant Will Be Zebediah Kilgrave
In Marvel/Netflix's A.K.A. Jessica Jones
Empire's Avengers: Age Of Ultron Covers Are Here
The Ultrinos are mutating...
David Oyelowo In Negotiations For Hurricane Katrina Film
A likely reunion with Selma writer/director Ava DuVernay
Adam Sandler Rounds Up His Ridiculous Six
Taylor Lautner, Nick Nolte and more lined up for his first Netflix pic
Amr Waked Heads For Geostorm
Lucy co-star onboard Gerard Butler thriller
Julianne Moore And Eddie Redmayne Win At The Screen Actors Guild Awards
Birdman nabs ensemble
Quentin Tarantino Adds Three To The Hateful Eight
As shooting starts... Probably literally.
Kaya Scodelario May Set Sail For Pirates 5
UPDATE: Jerry Bruckheimer reveals she's on board
Warner Bros. Aims For The Jetsons Again
The latest attempt is animated
New Westworld Image Arrives
And Jonah Nolan talks his plans for the series
Luke Evans Officially Off The Crow Reboot
He's left the nest
Knock Knock Teaser Trailer Online
Keanu Reeves shouldn't answer the door...
American Sniper Still Atop US Box Office
While Mortdecai flops badly
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
19 December 2014
Bill Murray Will Sing As Baloo For The Jungle Book
He knows the Bare Necessities
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Robot Overlords
27 March 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Exodus: Gods And Kings (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Ender's Game (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Sir Ben Kingsley Hints At Secret Marvel Project
Could his Iron Man 3 character live on...?

22 October 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: The Belgast Telegraph

submit to reddit

iron man 3

Sir Ben Kingsley has been doing the press rounds for Ender's Game, and considering the success of Iron Man 3 earlier in the year, some journalists have been asking about his amazing turn in the third standalone Tony Stark adventure. Speaking to The Belfast Telegraph, he even dropped a hint that The Mandarin may be back in a "secret Marvel project".

Of course, if you haven't seen Iron Man 3 already, you may want to avert your eyes, because if this "secret Marvel project" is what we think it is, then spoilers abound. 

His quote in full: "It's a secret Marvel project. I'm not allowed to say any more, you're going to have to wait and see. I was with many members of the crew that were involved in Iron Man 3. It was lovely to see them again. It was great to be with this wonderful family."

This sounds like Trevor Slattery, the toast of Croydon, will be back back back - probably in a one-shot form, a la Peggy Carter in Agent Carter or Agent Coulson in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Thor's Hammer. Or, perhaps, this is the Trevor Slattery TV show we've all been waiting for, like Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., but with... King Lear. Or it could be something like Gervais and Merchant's Extras, only with more hammy stage actors and worrying ponytails.

Like the man said, it's a secret Marvel project, but it's fun to dream what this might be - let us know your thoughts in the comment box below, and remember that Ender's Game is out this Friday, October 25.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Michelle Monaghan Finds The Best Of Me
More Nicholas Sparks on the way
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

One Shot?
Sounds like this could be the next "One Shot", perhaps filling in on Trevor's history and how he was recruited by Killian I'd expect it to be on the Thor; The Dark World bluray or possibly The Winter Solider. More

Posted by Scruffybobby at 20:36 on 23 October 2013 | Report This Post

YES!
All my Christmas' would come at once if this were true, anything to suggest the real Mandarin is still out there, a post credit scene for Cap. We fan boys don't ask for much (ha) just make this happen... or this could be another cruel joke ... More

Posted by Gazzabrook at 13:00 on 23 October 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Just a theory
Hopefully the real Mandarin will come into it and kill Slattery for making his bad ass villain a laughing stock. More

Posted by CORLEONE at 20:24 on 22 October 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Just a theory
That sounds terrible fingers crossed it doesnt happen! More

Posted by flashycactus13 at 19:54 on 22 October 2013 | Report This Post

Just a theory
What happens if Ben Kinglsey charachter suffers head trauma and actually starts to believe he is the Mandarin? Maybe he does become the actual monster he's been pretending to be... More

Posted by KingCAK at 18:36 on 22 October 2013 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
20 Sitcom Spin-Offs That Were Doomed To Fail
From Joey to Ally and back again…

Jessica Chastain Takes The IMDbunker
The Most Violent Year star takes our most random quiz

Five Impressive Oscar Isaac Roles You Didn't Realise Were Oscar Isaac
Welcome to Oscar season...

Johnny Depp And Paul Bettany Talk Mortdecai
How good is your 'Mortdecai face'?

Fables: A Primer
An introduction to Bill Willingham’s wonderfully dark fairy-tale world

12 Hitchcock Remakes Ranked From Best To Worst
Lifeboat in space, anyone?

From Mission: Impossible To Mortdecai: Writer/Director David Koepp Talks Screenwriting
What would you do if you were in charge of the Spider-Man franchise?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)