Robert Downey Jr. Will Reportedly Return As Tony Stark/Iron Man For BLACK WIDOW

Robert Downey Jr. Will Reportedly Return As Tony Stark/Iron Man For BLACK WIDOW

In what could be some pretty major news, it's being reported that Robert Downey Jr. will reprise the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man one last time in Marvel's upcoming Black Widow movie. More past the jump...

We all assumed we'd seen the last of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark when the character was killed off in Avengers: Endgame, but it looks like the actor will return as Iron Man one more time.

In their report on tonight's Saturn Awards, Deadline mentions that Downey Jr. will appear as Stark in next year's solo Black Widow movie. It's a bit of a throwaway reveal for what should be a fairly major bit of news, so we're wondering if there's a chance they might be mistaken. It is also surprising that this wasn't reported sooner.

Of course, if this is accurate it doesn't mean The Armored Avenger is going to be resurrected. It's been confirmed that Black Widow is a prequel set between the events of Captain America: Civil War and Endgame. Given the time-frame, Stark showing up does actually make sense, although it's probably safe to assume it's not going to be a large role. 

We don't have anything else on this for the time being, but stay tuned for updates.
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