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Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (2014)

Not Rated | | Short, Action, Sci-Fi | Video 4 February 2014
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A documentary filmmaker interviews the now-famous Trevor Slattery from behind bars.

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Drew Pearce

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Drew Pearce (screenplay), Drew Pearce
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Credited cast:
Ben Kingsley ... Trevor Slattery
Scoot McNairy ... Jackson Norris
Lester Speight ... Herman
Sam Rockwell ... Justin Hammer
Matt Gerald ... White Power Dave
Allen Maldonado ... Fletcher Heggs
Crystal the Monkey ... Bar Monkey (as Crystal the Capuchin)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joey Abril ... Inmate Prisoner (as Jose Abril)
Billy Choi ... Asian Prisoner
Marcus Natividad Marcus Natividad ... Asian Prisoner
Cuete Yeska ... Prison Inmate
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After the events of Iron Man 3, Trevor Slattery is an infamous icon. He's also locked up in a high-security prison. Luckily, his newfound profile has brought him celebrity and protection on the inside - and the actor has gladly agreed to an in-depth profile with a documentary filmmaker. Written by Production

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Matt Gerald, the actor who portrays the inmate "White Power Dave" is the only other person apart from Alfre Woodard and Kenneth Choi to play two separate characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Apart from playing Dave in this One-Shot, he also plays Melvin Potter in the Marvel/Netflix show Daredevil (2015), a very key character to Matt Murdock/Daredevil's story, as he designed his combat suit. See more »

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Jackson Norris: My name is Jackson Norris. Today will be the most important of my career: my final interview with the most infamous man in America. A man that the world thought was a terrorist called the Mandarin, but is now alleged to be nothing but an actor. Thus far, the subject has been evasive and apparently oblivious to the point of my work. In fact, he seems oblivious to pretty much everything, except his own growing celebrity status, because now the whole world knows his name...
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Spun-off from Iron Man 3 (2013) See more »

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Hail the King!
4 February 2014 | by utsavbansal93See all my reviews

I give it a deserving 9.5*

Ben Kingsley returns in this wonderful One-Shot, and he doesn't disappoint. The 'twist' in Iron Man 3 had the fandom divided, some people liking Trevor Slattery and the others hating him, but this One-Shot gives the answer to how the hate was misdirected after all. Before I go let me tell you this wasn't a work of appeasement, or Marvel tracking back their footsteps, though they tease it a little when Trevor says, "Once an actor plays a part for too long he becomes the character...", or something. On the contrary the One-Shot establishes the Ten-Rings connection from the first Iron Man and shows that there is yet more depth to uncover in Iron Man's own side story. TLDR: It's an awesome ride for MCU and Iron Man movie fans, though if you are just a regular movie goer, chances are that you won't get what all the fuss is about.


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English

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4 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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