Re: Mandarin discussion thread
Yeah I really hope they figure out to work Mandarin in there. It just feels like they completely avoided it in Iron Man 2. I think Favreau needs to own up to that he was scared about using the character and he didn't know how to do it.
Also I think we can see more of Tony's vices like his alcoholism played up more without making it too over the top melodrama. I think it could work by just having Tony hit absolute rock bottom. Show him at his absolute worst and lowest point we could probably ever see the man get. Don't make it funny or comedic and let him get out of it.
If Robert Downey Jr. could do it, so can Tony Stark. And I think that is the reason deep down why Downey wants to do that story. Because it says something deeper not just about Stark but Downey as well.
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