In his latest film “The Judge,” mega star Robert Downey Jr. plays a jaded big city lawyer who returns home to defend his ailing father (Robert Duvall) in a small town court case. The part couldn’t be more different from the actor’s most famous role - that of billionaire playboy genius superhero Tony Stark - and yet while promoting “The Judge,” all anyone seems to be able to ask Downey are questions about the future of Iron Man.
The 49-year-old actor is set to reprise the role of Stark in the next two “Avengers” films, but he’s been a little cagey about his Avenger alter ego as of late, offering vague answers and complaining that he’s getting too old for the role.
So is “Iron Man 4” ever going to happen? In recent interviews Downey’s answer has been both yes and no.
Last week in an interview with Deadline, Downey was finally a little more definitive, saying that he would do “Iron Man 4” if his good friend, scandal-plagued actor/director Mel Gibson, were allowed to direct the film. ItRead More »from Will he or won't he? Robert Downey Jr. can't give a straight answer on ‘Iron Man 4’