The Mandarin is back - in a new deleted scene from "Iron Man 3."

The Marvel baddie plots and schemes over a bitchin' gold phone in the newly-released clip, which takes place just following the explosion at Grauman's Chinese Theater. (Note: if you haven't seen the movie, things are a tad spoiler-y here.)

In addition to the USA Today-exclusive deleted scene, which will be featured along with several other deleted scenes on the forthcoming Blu-ray, a clip from the accompanying gag reel (courtesy of Yahoo! Movies) has also hit the web.You can check out both videos below.

"Iron Man 3" hits Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, DVD, digital copy and On Demand September 24. Included in the release will be the Marvel One-Shot short film "Agent Carter," which you can view a clip from here.


A former contributor to sites including MTV's The Backlot and Bloody-Disgusting, Chris Eggertsen worked in film development before indulging his love of pop culture writing full time. He specializes in horror, the intersection of social issues and entertainment and Howard Stern. He's on Twitter @HitFixChris.