There have been thousands and thousands of Marvel Cinematic Universe followers wiping away the tears when Robert Downey Jr. bowed out of the shared mythology throughout Avengers: Endgame‘s emotional climax, drawing a line below his tenure as Tony Stark that had seen the actor rocket to the highest of the A-list and set up himself because the marquee title on the planet’s greatest franchise.
When speaking about iconic characters in comedian guide motion pictures, by way of longevity and recognition, solely Hugh Jackman’s run as Wolverine will be talked about in the identical breath as RDJ’s Tony Stark, however simply a few months after Endgame had destroyed numerous field workplace information on the way in which to changing into the highest-grossing title in historical past, it was reported that the actor might already be set for a comeback.
With Black Widow being a prequel going down after the occasions of Captain America: Civil Struggle, wherein Tony clearly performed a significant half, it wasn’t exterior the realm of chance that Downey Jr. might present up for a quick cameo given his lengthy affiliation with the title heroine. Nonetheless, a brand new tweet now claims that except Marvel are preserving their playing cards very near the chest, the 55 year-old isn’t concerned within the long-awaited spinoff.
However for positive there won’t be any scenes what Deadline talked about about Stark again in September 2019 as per what I’ve been instructed by a number of sources. 2/2
— Amit Chaudhari (@5150Aamrit) November 8, 2020
After all, these types of studies can’t be taken as gospel, and there’s an opportunity that Downey Jr. was by no means part of Black Widow within the first place. He might seem by means of archival footage or deleted scenes to set the plot in movement, or it might all be a crimson herring created by the notoriously secretive Marvel Studios to maintain the actor’s shock look below wraps till the film arrives subsequent Might. For now, we’ll simply have to attend and see.