Sunday, June 23, 2013

Robert Downey, Jr. Inks Two Picture Deal with Marvel - Iron Man Returns in "Avengers 2 and 3"

Robert Downey Jr. at San Diego Comic Con 2012. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Publicity.


Marvel announced that Robert Downey, Jr. will be returning as everyone's favorite armored Avenger Iron Man a.k.a. Tony Stark, billionaire, genius, playboy, philanthropist.

Downey has agreed to a two picture deal returning in “Marvel’s The Avengers 2” and “Marvel’s The Avengers 3.” Downey is represented at CAA by Bryan Lourd, Jim Toth and Matt Leaf and by his attorneys Tom Hansen and Stewart Brookman of the firm Hansen Jacobson.

Downey, Jr.’s last two Marvel films, 2012’s “Marvel’s The Avengers” and this year’s “Iron Man 3,” rank as two of the top five grossing films of all time, collectively earning over $2.7 billion worldwide to date. “Marvel’s The Avengers 2” is being written and directed by Joss Whedon. Featuring favorites from the first Avengers film and new Marvel characters never before seen on the big screen, “Marvel’s The Avengers 2” is slated to begin production in March 2014 and open in theaters May 1, 2015.

Over the next few weeks Marvel will be releasing more casting news for their upcoming projects.

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