Exclusive ALL HAIL THE KING POSTER and MUCH MORE.
Marvel has released a poster for their new One Shot called "All Hail the King," in which features Ben Kingsley reprising his GLORIOUS role as the Mandarin. The short film will be included with the Blu-ray for Thor: The Dark World, which is set to be released on February 25th, here's the description:
A documentarian played by Scoot McNairy (best known for Argo and In Search of a Midnight Kiss) narrates his quest to understand the history of the man who, in Iron Man 3, captivated the world’s attention as a fearsome terrorist, who amalgamated the forms of various menacing figures from history.
The fact that this man turned out to be (SPOILER ALERT) kind of a huge fraud is just another fascinating wrinkle in The Mandarin’s storied past.
Those who’ve already seen Iron Man 3 know that this terrifying figure was actually a clueless British actor who was simply desperate for work — and too dim to realize what he was getting into.
Spared an agonizing (albeit hilarious) demise in the feature film, Kingsley’s brain-addled Trevor Slattery survives to unleash more chaos in this short film.
Iron Man 3 co-writer Drew Pearce wrote and directed the short. The studio will be handing out the poster at a special screening of the short taking place at Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, CA.
For further information visit - Entertainment Weekly
OH! THERE'S MORE!
IGN REVIEWS - MARVEL ONE SHOT: ALL HAIL THE KING.
And this is some of the things that they had to say..
IGN rates the one shot -
Kingsley once again shines in the role of Slattery, aloof and ignorant, but more than happy to slide back into Mandarin mode if it will please his adoring fans. Pearce does go for some of the same jokes from Iron Man 3 in a sort of referential way, but it’s nothing too damaging.
If you would like to read the full review click here.