Re: Iron Man 3 confirmed
Fing Fang Foom was never mystical, as I recall. There's nothing magic about him. He's an alien who happens to resemble a chinese dragon(maybe the source of legends about dragons in china, for all I know). And the components of his downed ship's hyperdrive is what the Mandarin uses to make his rings.
2015 will not only see the MCU beat the HP franchise for the #1 WW spot but it will also see Marvel Studios pass Pixar in terms of WW grosses($8.585 billion). Marvel Studios/MCU avg. annual profit: $621m(there ain't none higher. HP was the closest runner up with $541m when it was active).