Robert Downey Jr. Builds Buzz for Ironheart Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe

IndieWire | 6/18/2019 | Staff
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Robert Downey Jr. is no longer an active force in the Marvel Cinematic Universe following Tony Stark’s death in “Avengers: Endgame,” but that doesn’t mean he’s out of ideas when it comes to where the MCU should go next. Marvel comics writer Eve L. Ewing shared on social media that Downey Jr. advocated for her superhero, Ironheart, to join the MCU while he was accepting a prize at the Gene Siskel Film Center’s Renaissance gala in Chicago. MCU fans have unsurprisingly taken to the idea of the young Ironheart character becoming an Avenger with excitement.

and Mike Deodato. “I went straight back to the press area afterward and was like YOU ALL HEARD IT, WRITE THAT DOWN.”

Ironheart - Superhero - Name - Riri - Williams

Ironheart is the superhero name for 15-year-old Riri Williams, an engineering student who creates her own Iron Man armor and eventually gets the approval of Tony Stark himself. The character debuted in the “Invincible Iron Man” comic book series and was a key figure...
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