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Robert Downey Jr is returning as Iron Man in new ‘Black Widow’

It has been confirmed that we are going to see Tony Stark and his special suit once again! Who’s excited?

Marvel studio executives have recently confirmed that Robert Downey Jr will reprise his iconic role for one last time in 2020’s “Black Widow”.

Downey Jr will return alongside another deceased MCU hero, Scarlett Johanssen’s Black Widow.

No one knows exactly the nature of his role yet.

Marvel have confirmed that the film will be a prequel to the Infinity War saga, and will be set in the aftermath of 2016’s Captain American: Civil War. how exciting!

a Black Widow standalone feature has been in discussion’s for a lengthy amount of time, even longer than the character has been a part of the MCU, dating back to 2004.

It’s known that Marvel approached British actor Emily Blunt for the role, but then opted for Scarlett Johanssen because of Blunt’s other commitments at the time.

As well as Robert Downey Jr returning, the cast will include Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, Ray Winstone and Florence Pugh.

Director Cate Shortland will be behind the camera’s.

Shortland, hinting at what is to be expected, explained:

“I think that’s what drew me to the story, [Black Widow]’s got so many secrets, she’s got so much vulnerability and I think that’s what makes her such a great heroine. In this film we get to understand her past and put the pieces of herself together and come out a whole person.”

Who’s excited?

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