Appearing on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, Iron Man actor Terrence Howard alleged that Robert Downey Jr. bears some of the blame for his departure from the blockbuster franchise.
Ben Kingsley and Don Cheadle have a little fun with accents in a deleted scene from Marvel’s Iron Man 3, included as a bonus feature on the DVD and Blu-ray release.
While in the United Kingdom promoting 2 Guns, star Mark Wahlberg revealed he’d like to take over the role of Iron Man from Robert Downey Jr.
Ending weeks of speculation and hand-wringing, Marvel announced Robert Downey Jr. has inked a deal to reprise his role as Tony Stark in The Avengers 2 and The Avengers 3.
Erasing any lingering doubt about the inclusion of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch in The Avengers 2, Joss Whedon explains why he finds the characters interesting, and confirms Iron Man is indeed in the script.
Robert Downey Jr.’s multi-picture deal with Marvel Studios helped make the Iron Man franchise and The Avengers into blockbusters. But with his contract fulfilled, the actor’s future as Tony Stark is now in question. So where does Marvel go from here?
Writer/director Joss Whedon denies a report that he’s making $100 million as part of his deal with Marvel for The Avengers 2, saying, “that number is nuts.”
The Marvel Cinematic Universe may look a bit different in future films as contract demands from Robert Downey Jr. and the cast of The Avengers could lead to new actors donning the now-familiar costumes.
Marvel’s Iron Man 3 opened to a record $21.5 million in China, where the film contained four minutes of extra footage, revealed to be product placement and brief scenes. The movie opens Friday in North America.