Robert Downey Jr. Says It Was Time He & ‘Avengers’ Co-Star Chris Evans Get Off MCU Bus

Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr. says it was time for he and Captain America actor Chris Evans, who led the Avengers team throughout the Infinity Saga, to get off the so-called “bus” after Marvel Studios concluded the epic storyline in this year’s Avengers: Endgame.

Avengers: Endgame saw the end of both Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man and Chris Evans’ Captain America. The two actors have yet to renew their contracts with Marvel Studios and given the events of the recent Marvel epic, it’s unlikely we’ll ever see Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans return to their respective roles of Iron Man and Captain America.

In the new issue of Disney twenty-three, Robert Downey Jr. opened up about he and Chris Evans’ exit from the MCU, explaining that it was time for the two to retire and that they’ll be glad to be there for the rest of the team when they retire in the future:

“We had to get off. We opted to, and knew it was part of the job to get off the bus while it rolled on to other destinations. There’s something very sobering about it. I’m glad he and I will be there to welcome others as they retire their jerseys.”

What do you think? Are you sad to see Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man and Chris Evans’ Captain America go from the MCU? Were you satisfied with the resolutions for Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man and Chris Evans’ Captain America in Avengers: Endgame? Let us know in the comments below!

Here is the plot synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:

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: Endgame stars  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: Endgame is now available on Digital HD and will be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on August 13. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we learn it.

Source: Comicbook

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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