There isn’t any plans for an ‘Iron Man four,'” Robert Downey Jr. informed David Letterman throughout an interview on Oct. 7. “There’s no script for ‘Iron Man 4,’ however they do have a plan, and I feel [Marvel is] going to announce it. You realize, they’re very secretive about it.” Because it turns out, not secret enough: Based on Variety, Downey will reprise his function of Tony Stark for “Captain America three” in a storyline that may pit Stark against Captain America and set off a new wave of Marvel films. Downey’s representatives had no touch upon the story when contacted by HuffPost Entertainment.
Having Downey proceed his reign as Tony Stark was removed from a forgone conclusion. The forty nine-yr-previous had solely two films left on his present Marvel deal, “Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Marvel’s The Avengers three,” and ceaselessly discussed a need to possibly back away from Iron Man.
“To me, it comes right down to what’s the half-life of people having fun with a personality?” Downey stated to Deadline.com in a current interview. “It’s totally different on Tv, where you expect the longevity over seasons whereas movies get a two or three year break. Marvel keeps stepping up its recreation, and that i appreciate the best way Kevin Feige and all the creatives there think. They’re as in the creative wheelhouse as any nice studio has been at any level. So it turns into a matter of, at what point do I cease to be an asset to what they’re doing, and at what point do I really feel I am spending a lot time both shooting or selling these films that I’m not truly able to get off the beachhead and do the sort of other stuff that is nice for all of us. […] It all has develop into this thing that has to be figured out. It has come to a head, proper now, where the points of departure shall be.”
Because it turns out, the departure for Downey will be in the t-shirts character himself. In line with Variety, Downey’s starring function in “Captain America 3” will kick off Marvel’s Civil Conflict storyline, which will discover Iron Man, as a de facto villain, battling Captain America over the Superhero Registration Act, “which forces anybody with superhuman talents to reveal their identities to the U.S. government and comply with act as a police power for the authorities.” The ensuing plot from the 2006 comic ebook connects multiple Marvel characters, together with the present Avengers roster, Ant-Man and Luke Cage (in addition to members of the “X-Males” and “Improbable Four” franchises, neither of which are a part of Marvel Studios for the time being). Earlier on Monday, Marvel tweeted that Civil Warfare #1 was coming in the summer season of 2015, but supplied no additional data about the comedian past its artwork — fittingly, a shot of Iron Man and Captain America in the throes of conflict:
#CivilWar #1 — Summer 2015 pic.twitter.com/o8732gL4lL
Marvel Leisure (@Marvel) October 13, 2014
Anthony and Joe Russo will return to direct “Captain America 3,” which is due out Might 6, 2016. The movie was initially set to go in opposition to “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” however Warner Bros. deadpool t-shirts moved that film to March 25, 2016 in an effort to shy away from the Marvel blockbuster. Now that “Captain America three” has was Captain America vs. Iron Man, the date change appears even smarter.