Fans are less than two months away from Captain America: Civil War, and you better enjoy Robert Downey Jr.’s performance as it appears that his run as Tony Stark is coming to an end.
Downey spoke to USA Today about a potential fourth Iron Man film.
“I don’t think that’s in the cards, in a way it’s Cap 3 but for me it’s like my little Iron Man 4 and then it’s back to the thing we all recognize. Everything pulls over to the side of the road when the thunder of an Avengers thing comes through because that’s how it is until it changes. If it changes,” said Downey.
Downey does sound like this is the end of the line for him, but there is still the brutal film schedule of Avengers: Infinity War ahead of him. Part 1 and 2 will shoot back-to-back starting this fall, and the expectations are the filming will take nine months.
Avengers: Infinity War – Part I May 4, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War – Part II May 3, 2019
2019 would put Downey at 54-years-old, and if a film came out in 2021, that would put the star at 56 at the time of release.
If this is the end, at least fans will get to enjoy his work the next three out of four years.