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Old 10-23-2012, 10:20 AM   #442
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Default Re: Ben Kingsley is The Mandarin!

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It is kind of weird, yeah. But I think part of that might be wanting to de-emphasize the "yellow peril" aspects of the character. Of course, that just brings up implications of a west-asian brown skinned terrorist, so it might be trading one stereotype for another.
Yeah, but the thing is China is huge market and the Chinese helped fund this film, so the film makers are not going to want to insult them with a yellow peril villain.

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