‘Sad but inevitable’: Marvel fans disappointed with Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man not returning to the MCU

Los Angeles, California: Marvel boss Kevin Feige ended Robert Downey Jr.’s last hope of returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe when he announced that RDJ’s character Tony Stark is gone and the studio is not looking to revive him. Used to be.

As ‘Vanity Fair’ recently profiled the ‘Oppenheimer’ actor, they interviewed Feige about Downey Jr.’s involvement in the Marvel cinematic universe – from the early journey of the Iron Man character to the fan-favorite superhero. As of writing in the 2019 mega blockbuster. ‘Endgame’.

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Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige with the original six members of the ‘Avengers’ cast (Getty Images)

When asked about the return of the actor who kicked off the MCU’s ‘Infinity Saga,’ Feige said, “We’ll keep that moment and never touch that moment again,” referring to Tony Stark’s tear-jerking performance. Movie referring to the giving death.

He added, “We’ve all worked very hard over many years to get there, and we would never want it to magically end in any way.”



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Even ‘Endgame’ director Joe Russo confirmed that RDJ would not be wearing the suit, saying, “We had a tearful goodbye the day before on the last day of shooting. Everyone had moved on emotionally. We told them Promised this would be the last time we would shoot.” He does that – anytime,” according to TMZ.

‘Then Marvel’s decline will continue’

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Marvel fans naturally didn’t take this news happily, with many of them saying they were already in the process of digesting the inevitable.

“Sad but inevitable,” one fan said.


Sad but inevitable.

– SportsQ™ (@sportsQ4info) December 4, 2023


Another fan lamented, “Well, isn’t this a shock? Well Iron Man is hanging up his suit, huh? Guess everyone needs a coffee break sometimes, huh? ? Would Marvel still shine without his charisma? Just saying, things could get real bad without him. #SuitNoMore.”


Well, isn’t that a blow to the tooth? Good old Iron Man is hanging up his suit, huh? Guess everyone needs a coffee break sometimes, right? Would Marvel still shine without his charisma? Just saying, things would suck real bad without him. #SuitNoMore

– Madeleine (@babymadelene1) December 3, 2023


One user said, “I get it, his final sacrifice was beautiful, so it’s going to be hard to top this. However, with the multiverse now established, it’s possible for both to happen: RDJ becoming a part of the MCU once again and this “Special Story Tony Stark Remains Untouched.”


I get it, their final sacrifice was beautiful, so it’s going to be hard to top this one. However, with the multiverse now established, it’s possible for both to happen: RDJ becoming a part of the MCU once again and this particular Tony Stark story remaining untouched.

– Waz Jadwiga (@wazjadwiga) December 4, 2023


Another user said, “I guess I’ll only watch the old movies because of the new Marvel movies they’ve made without his charisma.”


Well I guess I’ll just watch the old movies she spawned TBH, without her charisma the new Marvel movies would be too vanilla

– Dakota Fiolek (@TFOXFAM98) December 3, 2023


Another disappointed fan said, “Marvel will continue to decline then.”


Then Marvel’s decline will continue.

— Rondothagod (@rondothagodd) December 3, 2023


One fan insightfully commented, “Whoever made that decision was right. As much as I enjoyed his portrayal of Tony Stark, RDJ is out of luck with the role.”


Whoever took the decision was right. As much as I enjoyed his portrayal of Tony Stark, RDJ felt out of place in that role.

— Indigo (@Indigo59693146) December 4, 2023


Someone else quipped, “Feige is acting like it was his decision. You know RDJ didn’t say that at all.”


Feige acted like it was his decision. You know RDJ said absolutely no. pic.twitter.com/jNiKFoVb8Y

– Doctor Shrinker (@YngwiejMalmste6) December 3, 2023


Another fan interpreted Feige’s statement positively and said, “This means he’s definitely coming back.”


That means he’s definitely coming back

– Matty D (@Matty_D_47) December 3, 2023


What did Robert Downey Jr. say about his return to the MCU?

One of the six stalwarts of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s ‘Infinity Saga’, Robert Downey Jr. left the franchise following the demise of Tony Stark in ‘Avengers: Endgame’.

While RDJ has never closed the door on his return to the universe, he has put forth a condition to facilitate his return.

Actor Robert Downey Jr. attends the film premiere
Robert Downey Jr. said in 2020 that ‘a super compelling argument’ was needed to facilitate his return (Getty Images)

During an interview with Joe Rogan in 2020, the ‘Iron Man’ star bluntly stated that while he would consider returning, “there would be a super compelling argument and a series of events that make that clear.”

However, he also said during that time that he wanted to explore different aspects of his thespian abilities. “But the other thing is I want to do other things,” he said, according to Screen Rant.

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