Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man. After more than a decade of Marvel Comics blockbusters, the actor is ready for new challenges, such as his role talking to animals in Dolittle. Photo: Picture-Alliance/AFPRobert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man. After more than a decade of Marvel Comics blockbusters, the actor is ready for new challenges, such as his role talking to animals in Dolittle. Photo: Picture-Alliance/AFP
Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man. After more than a decade of Marvel Comics blockbusters, the actor is ready for new challenges, such as his role talking to animals in Dolittle. Photo: Picture-Alliance/AFP

‘Ready, fire, aim’: Robert Downey Jnr on life after Marvel and why Dolittle role appealed to him

  • Tony Stark/Iron Man was killed off in Avengers: Endgame, freeing Downey Jnr to take on new roles
  • His new movie, Dolittle, based on the classic children’s book, is a leap into the unknown, and it won’t be the only one as he seeks to challenge himself
Topic |   Cinema
Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man. After more than a decade of Marvel Comics blockbusters, the actor is ready for new challenges, such as his role talking to animals in Dolittle. Photo: Picture-Alliance/AFPRobert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man. After more than a decade of Marvel Comics blockbusters, the actor is ready for new challenges, such as his role talking to animals in Dolittle. Photo: Picture-Alliance/AFP
Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark/Iron Man. After more than a decade of Marvel Comics blockbusters, the actor is ready for new challenges, such as his role talking to animals in Dolittle. Photo: Picture-Alliance/AFP
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