Robert Downey Jr. Feels Like the Mayor of Comic-Con [WATCH VIDEO]
In a recent interview on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” "Iron Man" actor, Robert Downey Jr. sits down and talks about his experience at comic-con. Check out the video below.
“I feel like I’m the mayor of Comic-Con, My normal life seems incredibly dull and passive. But when I’m at Comic-Con, I’m a deity,” says the actor jokingly.
Meyers then went on to talk about the future of "Iron Man" pics, suggesting skipping "Iron Man 4," going ahead with 5.
“And then, they’ll really want 4, because they missed one. My God, we’ve got it,” added Downey.
On an earlier note, Downey has talked about the possibilities of an "Iron Man 4" movie on David Letterman’s show, where he ruled out that there won’t be fourth pic, but he will be still involved in other Marvel projects.
Downey has starred in a lot of films, gaining critical successes, but got his breakthrough for his iconic role as Tony Stark, the titular Iron Man, in the 2008 movie of the same name. “Iron Man,” the first installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, opened to an over $98 million weekend in North American territories, ranking no.1 at the box office. In its final run, the pic grossed $585.1 million worldwide, $318.4 million in North America and $266.8 million in other territories.
“Iron Man” received exemplary positive reviews, identified as the “best-reviewed film of the year so far” by Jen Yamato of review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, scoring a 93 percent approval rating for an average rating of 7.6/10 based on 242 reviews. “Iron Man” was selected as one of the ten best films of the year by the American Film Institute and was nominated for numerous accolades including Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Editing at the 81st Academy Awards, nine Saturn Awards, winning the categories for Best Science Fiction Film, Best Director for Favreau and Best Actor for Downey.
Its sequels, “Iron Man 2,” earned a worldwide total of $623.9 million, $312.4 million in North America and $311.5 million in other territories, while “Iron Man 3” grossed $409 million in North America and $806.4 million in other countries for a worldwide total of $1.2 billion, becoming the second highest grossing film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe behind Marvel’s “The Avengers.”
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