10 April 2012 7:45 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Tony Stark's latest enemy?  How about Gandhi? Following in the footsteps of Jeff Bridges and Mickey Rourke, Ben Kingsley is in talks to play the supervillain in Iron Man 3, which Marvel has targeted for a May 3, 2013, release. So just which baddie will it be? Alas, the English-born actor will not be taking on the role of Iron Man's greatest arch-foe, Mandarin, a wealthy Chinese scientist and martial-arts expert turned criminal mastermind whose immense power is derived from highly advanced alien technology. Per comic book lore, Mandarin was also partly responsible for the creation of Iron Man by backing the warlord that imprisoned Stark in the first flick. But as Variety »


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