Ben Kinglsey commented on returning to the MCU as Trevor Slattery in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
At the carpet premiere for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, those in attendance were quick to notice Ben Kingsley’s presence. Kingsley notably famously the faux Mandarin, aka Trevor Slattery, in Iron Man 3.
After his appearance on the red carpet, it was later confirmed that Ben Kingsley would be back as Trevor Slattery in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Entertainment Tonight caught up with Kingsley at the premiere, where he talked about being back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe once again:
“As you just saw, I was talking to Kevin Feige. What a lovely man. Big heart, generous, kind, and for the people, and to make people happy. Simple, simple, and lovely, and essential. And thanks to Kevin and Robert Downey Jr. and Drew Pearce and Shane Black, I am in this movie, and I’m a member of the Marvel family, because their welcome on Iron Man 3 was so astonishing and generous that I’m still with Marvel again. And I’m delighted to be here!”
Here is the synopsis for Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings:
“Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi in Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.”
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton from a script written by David Callaham, the Marvel film stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Ronny Chieng, and Dallas Liu. The upcoming movie will hit theaters on September 3, 2021.
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Source: Entertainment Tonight