The Marvel character in Iron Man 3 who is from Croydon

Fortunately the world by no means appears to finish in Croydon.

At any time when some supernatural menace appears to strike on our screens, it’s normally in an unlimited US metropolis.

And whereas we now have watched footage of London being invaded and struck by pure disasters over time, there’s very not often a point out of the jewel of South London.

However Croydon has had its half to play in some Hollywood blockbusters over time.

Components of Batman movie The Darkish Knight Rises have been shot within the borough to assist create the fictional metropolis of Gotham.

Croydon will get a shout out within the third Iron Man movie

Not solely does Croydon exist ultimately within the DC Comedian Universe, nevertheless it was additionally confirmed to exist within the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2013.

One MCU character even claims to be from Croydon.

In Iron Man 3, the world is being terrorised by a fearsome organisation referred to as the Ten Rings.

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And on the helm of the group is the Mandarin, probably the most feared terrorist within the West.

However – spoiler alert – the villain is in actual fact an actor from, you guessed it, Croydon.

The fearsome Mandarin – performed by Ben Kingsley – is uncovered to in actual fact be Trevor Slattery, a former actor with drug addictions and different authorized issues.

Taking duty for explosive experiments performed by scientist and villain Aldrich Killian, Trevor poses because the Mandarin to cover Aldrich’s evil plans.

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Croydon’s Trevor Slattery battled Iron Man within the movie Iron Man 3

An trade between Iron Man Tony Stark and Aldrich reveals that Trevor is in actual fact from Croydon.

As soon as Tony has foiled Aldrich’s plans, he confronts him about using the actor and Croydon is confirmed to be within the MCU.

Talking about Trevor, Aldrich tells Tony: “I do know it is a bit of excessive typically. It isn’t completely my fault – he has a have a tendency… he is… he is a stage actor.

“They are saying his Lear was the toast of Croydon, wherever that’s.”

Maybe the notorious Trevor even appeared as Shakespeare’s King Lear on the Ashcroft Theatre or Warehouse Theatre.

Whereas a brilliant villain like Aldrich Killian might not be conscious of Croydon’s whereabouts, we will solely hope there’s an opportunity of the Avengers touchdown in CR0 ultimately.

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