I have all the respect in the world for Ben. I really do, but why cast an English actor when there are so many talented ASIAN actors in Hollywood for the role? This casting news is just mind boggling.
They probably want to stay as far away as possible from the racial overtones of the Mandarin character, so by casting an English actor and basically rewriting they role, they can probably overcome this.
As long as there's a Triforce, there will be a Zelda;
as long as there's a prosperous kingdom, there will be an evil bent on destroying it;
and as long as there's an oppressive force threatening Hyrule, there will be a boy...
in a green tunic, silver shield, and magic blade to stand against it.