Iron Man 3 actor Ben Kingsley, who plays the role of The Mandarin in the hit Marvel movie, has opened up about working with the lead star of the Iron Man films, Robert Downey Jr.. Ben says that he finds Robert very talented calling the actor wonderful and stimulating, among many other words of praise.
Kingsley explained to MTV News, "I think that as in any collaborative event, even if people are opposed to one another, like tennis players, you have to keep your eye on the other player. You have to anticipate and joy in the movements and twists and turns. Robert never strays off dialogue. His gift is to make the written word look utterly spontaneous."
He added, "Very little if anything is thrown at the actor that isn't in the script… So we do have a map, and we can stick to the map. I think [Robert] calls it the box. You play inside it, you don't play outside of it. So he's a very stimulating and wonderful comrade to work with."
As well as starring Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Kingsley, Iron Man 3 also stars Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce and Rebecca Hall. Iron Man 3 is this time directed by Shane Black and is out now in both the US and the UK.
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