Who should replace Robert Downy Jr. as Iron man?
-no race or gender bending-
nobody if they replace him without rebooting the whole MCU.
nobody can do it better than he does. Stan Lee himself said Downy IS Iron Man. he's easily the most popular avenger in the set and if he were to leave and they don't reboot it, they shouldn't recast him at all.
This. He was so good, he made iron man what he is today.
No one gave a fuck about him before movies now look how much everything centers on him.
When rdj leaves they should kill off tony stark and let one of the other geniuses take up his duties. bruce, challa or hank. it would be perfect if we had reed tho.
>Near the end of Cap: Civil War
>Tony opens faceplate to say something
>Hear gun shot, blood starts dripping from red spot on Tony's forehead
>Sharon Carter/Agent 13 shot him
>RDj gets to retire, can always come back and say he was shot by a timegun made by Dr. NotDoom
>Spent time with his dad or in the future with Maestro
>We the audience are played for fools
Nobody. Just retire the character. If you want him for cameos, then just use the suit and either have RDJ do VO or get someone that sounds like him to do their best RDJ impression.
They won't replace him without rebooting the entire MCU. RDJ is forever Tony Stark to normals. They could always have Don Cheadle as Rhodey step up to the plate, but it wouldn't be the same and no one gives a single shit about War Machine anyway.
Dr Strange is gonna be new their Iron Man anyway. That's why they got Cucumber. His fangirls will make him as popular as Iron Man and will tear you to pieces if you don't like Strange.
No one. No one can replace Robert Downey Jr. He was THE Iron Man. If he ever can't reprise that role, we should leave Iron Man be for a while, at least until another equally perfect Tony Stark comes along. But that won't be for a very long time.
Movie Iron Man was written to be Robert Downey Jr., not Tony Stark.
Can't stop the Progression Parade!
And Han Solo.
And Indiana Jones.
>Bateman in an iron man suit
hmm...just IM3 all over again aint it?
I would Doctor Parnassus the role and write a story that gives Tony a reason to change his appearance a lot. Make him a spy or a fugitive and he Stark techs a new disguise each movie.
Nah I did think for a minute they could pull a bait and switch and kill Iron Man instead of Cap, but definitely not in that way.
Also haven't heard anything outside of this thread saying RDj wanted out, and definitely plan to see him in IW so 100% doubt he's dying.
They could easily have one of their other characters take on the role of Iron Man.
Black Widow, Hawkeye, Falcon, War Machine are all personas that are non-essential to the Avengers brand and are all played by actors strong enough to play the lead in a new "Iron Man" movie.
They could work the recast in the story. Have Tony's mind be transfered into a new body because of infinity stone bullshit or something. It's a cape flick, they can just do whatever the fuck like in the comics.
No one. Tony Stark should die/retire. If Marvel truly believes in their cinematic universe they can survive without him. If they don't then it deserves to crash when they try to replace him with someone who has a fraction of the paycheck and none of the charisma
I've always thought pic-related would be a good choice for a more-comic accurate Stark.
He's not a whole lot younger than RDJ though.