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Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 2 years 9 weeks ago

Full Iron Man 3 Mandarin Poster Hints At Captain America Helmet Easter Egg

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5801 Late last night Marvel Studios released a new Iron Man 3 movie poster featuring Ben Kingsley as the film's villain, the Mandarin.

The full poster is available inside the latest issue of Empire Magazine, and it's also been released online as well (see below).

The full picture reveals the Mandarin stepping on Iron Man's helmet -- but something else as well.

To our right of the Mandarin we see what looks to be Captain America's helmet.

Now it's been said that no other Avengers are appearing in Iron Man 3, but that doesn't necessarily mean they won't be named.

Perhaps there is a history of some sort with the Mandarin and Cap, or more than likely, it's a symbol of the Mandarin's political motivations.

Still, it's a cool nod.

However, there may be one more possible Captain America connection in Iron Man 3 -- and that's with the Iron Patriot armor. It's been rumored that James "War Machine" Rhodes dons the Iron Patriot armor as a homage to Captain America.

How it all plays out we'll have to wait and see.

Update: Helmet actually looks more like a United Nations helmet.

Update #2: Sure looks like Cap's (thanks to Elizabeth below in the comments):

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Iron Man 3 blasts off May 3rd, 2013 directed by Shane Black and starring Robert DowneyJr.Gwyneth PaltrowDon CheadleBen Kingsley, Guy Pierce and James Badge Dale

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Synopsis:

Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

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