June 26, 2016  

Jon Favreau Wants Mandarin for 'Iron Man 3' Villain

May 8, 2010 (7:55 am) GMT
The helmer sees there will be issues in bringing the ten-ringed character on screen, but he has come out with the solutions, revealing 'It's either tech-based or the rings are not really rings.'

"" has just been dropped in U.S. theaters on May 7 and talk about the follow-up has once again begun. Speaking to MTV, reveals who will be likely seen as the villain in "". He says, "You have to do The Mandarin," when asked whether the said character is considered to appear in the forthcoming movie.

The helmer further adds that he realizes there will be some difficulties in bringing The Mandarin to the screen, sharing "The problem with The Mandarin is, the way it's depicted in the comic books, you don't want to see that." However, he also has possible solutions for the matter, stating "He also has 10 magical rings, and it just doesn't feel right for our thing, so it's either tech-based or the rings are not really rings."

Previously, there was rumor that Raza in "Iron Man" could become the ten-ringed villain in "Iron Man 3". This led to speculation that Faran Tahir who plays the terrorist leader in the first movie might take the role of the enemy in the third film. However, nothing has been confirmed regarding these issues.

As for the possible storyline for the movie, War Machine co-creator Bob Layton has previously said, "My understanding is that the third film could very well be the 'Demon in a Bottle' story mixed in there with everything and I'm kind of looking forward to that, if that's where they wind up going."

is expected to reprise his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man in "Iron Man 3" and Jon Favreau is also attached to direct. The project is tentatively planned for 2012 release.

More Iron Man 3 News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Steven Tyler Confirms Aerosmith's 2017 Farewell Tour
  2. 'Rogue One' Releases More New Photos. Also Get Detail of Mon Mothma's Bigger Role
  3. Taylor Swift Flies to U.K. to Meet Tom Hiddleston's Mom. See Picture of Their Happy Outing
  4. 'Game of Thrones' Season Finale Won't Slow Down the Pace, People Will Die
  5. Audrina Patridge and Fiance Welcome Baby Girl Kirra Max
  6. Getting Married? Tyga Calls Kylie Jenner His 'Wifey'
  7. Christina Aguilera Performs 'Change' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' to Support Orlando
  8. Justin Bieber's Music Video Vixen Xenia Deli, 26, Marries 62-Year-Old Man in Lavish Wedding