Back in October, I wrote about how Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige was spinning Iron Man 3 villain the Mandarin as international rather than Chinese, his ethnicity in the Marvel universe. “It’s less about his specific ethnicity than the symbolism of various cultures and iconography that he perverts for his own end,” Feige told Entertainment Weekly at the time. The Mandarin's topknot is supposed to evoke a Japanese samurai while EW called his beard "bin Laden-esque." more »
The Korean pop sensation that's taken over the world has found its way to the set of Wolverine, where the tuxedoed Psy stopped by to teach star Hugh Jackman — wearing Wolverine's adamantium claws — how to dance Gangnam Style. And I thought the Filipino prison dancers marked the jumping of the shark!