Chris Evans & Robert Downey Jr. Bond Over Captain America Departure

Captain America Chris Evans Robert Downey JrIn a recent post, Captain America actor Chris Evans responded to Robert Downey Jr.’s response to him apparently leaving the role.

Earlier this week Chris Evans wrote a heartfelt post where in he discussed his role as Captain America over the past eight years after completing reshoots for Avengers 4. While he didn’t confirm that he would be leaving the role, many people took this as a confirmation that this would be his last time suiting up as the character.

Earlier today, Robert Downey Jr. responded to this with a surprisingly heartfelt Toy Story reference regarding Captain America’s role as the sheriff. Chris Evans’ response to it was merely to crown Robert Downey Jr. as the king:

This guy….👑

You can see the full Twitter exchange below:

What do you all make of Robert Downey Jr. response to Chris Evans’ tweet? Are you looking forward to his final film as Captain America? Could this all be a game of smoke and mirrors to hide Captain America’s real future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Here’s a reported synopsis for Avengers 4:

A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.

Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers 4 is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.

Avengers 4 is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 3, 2019.