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q news: Iron Man 3 villain was "too female" to sell toys?

q producer Mitch Pollock scans the latest arts and entertainment headlines to keep us in the know.
In the new Iron Man film, Tony Stark will face off against Aldrich Killian, played by actor Guy Pierce — but word has it Killian was supposed to be a female character. So, what gives? (Marvel Studios)
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What are culture vultures discussing 'round the water cooler today? q producer Mitch Pollock scans the latest arts and entertainment headlines to keep us in the know. 

  • Iron Man 3 director reveals that his villain was supposed to be female but he was asked to change it to male to sell more toys.
  • The winner of the Man Booker International Prize is announced!
  • World Record holding double bass player Jane Little passes away during her final performance.

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