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Kevin Feige confirms The Mandarin will return in the MCU and hasn’t been forgotten about

May 16th, 2019 by Marc Comments

So one of my favourite MCU bad guys was Ben Kinglsey’s Trevor slattery or, as the world knew him briefly, The Mandarin.

And while his character has arguably the best twist in the MCU thus far, his fate saw him wind up in prison as a celebrity.

But while he was an actor, his alter-ego, The Mandarin, was established as existing in the MCU unseen and while his final appearance in the MCU One-shot All Hail The King and it seemed that he was found and abducted by The Mandarin and was being taken to face his fate.

And it seemed like maybe this was just a thread that the MCU was going to leave hanging.

But, it seems not.

In a Reddit AMA Marvel boss Kevin Feige was asked if the story would ever be continued, to which he replied ‘yes’.

So, the events of Avengers: Endgame may have made things a little tricky as The Mandarin is an Iron Man villain, that said, he could still just become a threat to any of the Avengers along with his terrorist organisation The Ten Rings, which were also established in Iron Man 2 and, in the comics, tend to try to overthrown world governments.

What this means for the character in the future is anyone’s guess… could we see Ben Kingsley back in the role of Trevor? Was he actually modelled on the real Mandarin and, if so, does that mean he looks like Slattery?

So many questions, but this is MCU news to truly be excited for. Hopefully.

Source: io9

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….