‘Shang-Chi’: Ben Kingsley debated his return to Marvel with himself as his character from ‘Iron Man 3’

The interpreter reverts to the role of Trevor Slattery in the film starring Simu Liu.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the last installment of the Phase 4 of Marvel Cinematic Universe to reach the movie theaters, he has recovered one of the characters from Iron Man 3. Specifically, to Trevor Slattery, the actor who was commissioned to play The Mandarin. Ben Kingsley thus returns to the franchise and the interpreter already confirmed the news before the film’s theatrical release during his time on the red carpet of the film’s presentation.

“As you’ve seen, I’ve been talking to Kevin Feige,” Kingsley recounted on AND. “And thanks to Kevin and Robert Downey Jr. and Drew Pearce and Shane Black, i’m in this movie and i’m a member of the marvel family, because your welcome in Iron Man 3 It was so amazing and generous that I go back to Marvel again. And I’m delighted to be here! “

Destin Daniel Cretton, director of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, has told how was the conversation with Kingsley to talk about his return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Do you know what the actor did? Then debating his comeback with himself as Trevor Slattery.

“That first conversation ended with Sir Ben Kingsley yelling at someone in the other room”, the filmmaker begins in Variety. “This happened an hour after I was wondering if Sir Ben was going to make our movie. Trevor starts yelling from the other room, ‘Who are you talking to?’ ‘I’m talking to Destin.’ ‘Who is Destin?’ “Oh. He’s directing the new Marvel movie. They want you to be in it.” “They want me to be in it ?! When do we start?” “I don’t know. We haven’t gotten to that yet.” The thing was. like this for two minutes, “laughs Cretton. “In the end, he said: ‘Thanks for the conversation. Trevor is very excited, but I’ll talk to you later“, he concludes.

The return of Trevor Slattery is one of the funniest moments of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. The character counts to Shang-Chi (Liu Phone) y Katy (Awkwafina) that the father of the protagonist, Wenwu (Tony Leung) – the real Mandarin – has held him prisoner for all these years. The reason he was not killed was that his acting skills impressed the Ten Rings, the organization led by Wenwu, and kept him alive for performances from time to time.

During his stay as a prisoner of Shang-Chi’s father, he meets a creature he calls Morris and that belongs to the world of the protagonist’s mother: Tao Lao. Thanks to Trevor and Morris, the protagonists manage to reach this place.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has been a box office success and has raised more than $ 146 million all over the world. After the arrival in the cinemas of this film, the November 5th will land on the billboards Eternals, the next installment of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.