Entertainment Weekly subscribers and American Cinematheque members got an early peek at the beginning of Marvel’s Phase 2 on Tuesday night at a complimentary screening of Iron Man 3, kicking off EW’s inaugural CapeTown Film Festival. Now readers can see what was going on in Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre before the latest movie about the Armored Avenger started rolling — EW writer Geoff Boucher moderated a Q&A with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige.

Check out a video with select moments from Feige’s answers, including recollections of how the Mandarin was planned as the villain in the first Iron Man film, his view on common pitfalls of threequels and thoughts on collaborating with director Shane Black.

The Entertainment Weekly CapeTown Film Festival runs through Monday, May 6. For readers in the L.A. area, tickets are still available for movies like like Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, The Goonies, Twelve Monkeys, and The Thing, with special guests including Edgar Wright, Richard Donner, Terry Gilliam, John Carpenter, and more. Check throughout the week for reports on screenings and Q&As for more of the geektastic lineup, including Return of the Jedi, Escape From New York, and J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. Learn more about the festival by clicking here.

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