Iron Man director Jon Favreau confirmed at the San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday that the villain in the movie will be fan-favorite Mandarin!
The Mandarin is one of the world’s greatest scientific geniuses who is seeking world domination. Although The Mandarin has no superhuman powers, he is a superb athlete with tremendous skill in the various martial arts. For weapons, he uses ten rings he wears on his fingers that respond to his mental commands.
Marvel Studios has set a May 2, 2008 release date for Iron Man. Paramount Pictures will distribute the film.
Source: Blake Wright