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Upcoming Movies of Robert Downey Jr

Robert John Downey Jr is a very popular American actor and producer. He was born in Manhattan, which is situated in the city of New York, on April 4, 1965. Which means he is at the age of 56 now. He made his place from his very youth in the industry. His career has been characterized by critical and popular successes. Before that, he started his career with theatres. In 2008, Downey was selected by Time magazine among the hundred most influential people in the world. During the years 2013, 2014 and 2015, he was known to be Hollywood’s highest-paid actor by Forbes. He first received an Oscar for his best performance so far in Chaplin as best actor in the year 1992. Then he brought his 2nd Oscar in the year 2009 for Tropic Thunder as the best supporting actor. 

Upcoming Movies of Robert Downey Jr

Upcoming Movies of Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr

Downey Jr is claimed to be the most recognizable and biggest movie star on the planet. After his back-to-back hits, Downey jr’s popularity soared him as he became the third highest-paid actor in 2019. After the 2020’s first big box office flop of Dolittle. It is being assumed, that the actor will have a comeback as a box office star once more with his upcoming slate of movies. Here’s a list of a few of Robert Downey’s upcoming projects.

  • Although a return to MCU as possible, Downey Jr. is rehearsing for post-Iron Man including several characters in upcoming movies.
  • Sherlock Holmes 3- According to the source, it has been assumed that the audience is expecting a return of Sherlock Holmes 3. However, the film has been delayed multiple times. He will be seen reprising his role as Sherlock Holmes for the upcoming sequel in the franchise. The story or the plot has not been predicted yet. Casting has already been released, there are many big names in the making such as Jude Law as John H. Watson, Jared Harris as Professor Mori, Rachel McAdams as Iren Adler, Eddie Marson as Inspector, Kelly Reilly, and more on the list yet to reveal by the team. It was first supposed to release in December 2020 but due to the horrifying situation all over it got rescheduled in the year 2021, on December 22 but it was again delayed back. So, there is no confirmed date of release so far. 

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  • All-star weekend- The actor is all set to return to his comedic roots in the sports comedy ‘All-star weekend’ written and directed by Jamie Foxx. The plot pits two friends against each other. Rather, it is better to say, two buddies from a rivalry over their favorite American basketball player. Though the casting had not kept the suspense, it is being made with, Jammie Foxx as Malik, Downey as Mexican, Benicio del Toro as Dr. Phill, Jaremy Piven as Danny, Corinee Foxx as Suyin, Luenell as Monique, and many more of the fraternity. The release of this movie is being delayed since February 22 of 2019 it messes up its 1st release date due to some undisclosed reason. The film was then projected to be released sometime later in 2019 but that didn’t take place as well due to which the film is currently under post production with no confirmed release date so far. 
  • Oppenheimer- The studio has described the film as an “epic thriller” that is going to thrusts the audience into the pulse-pounding paradox. It is also being announced that Downey will work as a lead. The plot is based on the Pulitzers Prize-winning book, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy. It can also be defined in simple words that the struggle of an American scientist, J.Robert Oppenheimer in the process of making and developing an atomic bomb. Big and popular names that are part of this making are, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, Kenneth Branagh, Florence Pugh as Jean Tatlock, Emily Blunt as Katherine Oppenheimer, and more. Oppenheimer is announced to be released in theatres on July 21 of 2023.
  • Thor: Love and Thunder, another big news to enthusiasts the Marvel fans are, that 2022 has come with Marvel’s next sequel. It has also been declared that Robert Downey Jr. will be a part of this huge marvel franchise. It has been directed by Taika Waititi and produced by Kevin Feige. So far it is been declared there will be several other big-budget actors such as Chris Hemsworth at least maybe, then Tessa Thompson, Christian Bale, Jaimie Alexander, and many more. Finally, it is going to be released with this big-budget cast on July 8 of 2022.
  • Untitled John Brinkley Biopic- Downey Jr. is all set to work as John Brinkley. He has teamed up with Richard Linklater as the film has made place under his direction. It was written by Holly Gent and Vincent Palmo Jr. and produced by Downey himself, Megan Ellison, and Susan Downey. The story is about a man who not only considers himself to be a doctor rather claims himself to be one. In accordance to which he scammed his way to fame by providing fake medicine and popular radio broadcast. Another cast’s name has not been revealed yet. It is expected by the fraternity, the biopic to be released by the year 2023.

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His Current and Previous Masterpieces

Upcoming Movies of Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr.

Even after having a rough patch in his life, Downey Jr. has always been true to his work and keeps on entertaining his audience for a long span now. He has already achieved a bucket of good work in his list and did incredible justification to every character for making every one of them an iconic one. Looking at his works,

1st most character that comes up with an Oscar is the ‘Chaplin’ in 1992, from the movie Chaplin. It was directed by Richard Attenborough. The plot was all about an aged Charlie Chaplin, who narrates his life to his autobiography’s editor, starting from his early life to the appreciable seesaw of his wealth, disrupted personal life, and many more which were commendably portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. His co-actors who were also a part of this big success were, Geraldine Chaplin and Hannah Chaplin who is the daughter of Charlie Chaplin the icon in real. Anthony Hopkins as George Hyden, Milla Jovovich as Mildred Harris, James Woods as Joseph Scott which was most critically appreciated of all other characters, and many more big names were associated as well.

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Following his current most work as iconic Iron Man in ten films. He was 1st cast in the year of 2007 for the title 2007, under the direction of Jon Favreau. Then after having received so much appreciation and success, he agreed to appear for the rest of the sequels that will be taking place further in the Iron Man franchise. Therefore, made it a masterpiece character globally. As it is a fictional character of a fictional plot, it revolves around a man who is a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor, an Iron man who conducts weapon tests overseas, but eventually, terrorists kidnap him to build a devastating weapon. Nevertheless he makes a suit. Later, it shows, Stark refines the suit and uses it to combat crime and terrorism. Unlike, any other movie, it has many several elongated parts for a long time now, starting from the first part that is, Iron man on May 2, 2008. Then, the Iron Man 2 in the year 2010. Then after it kept on going with its growing franchise, Iron Man 3, 2013. The Avengers in the very next year 2013. Incredible Hulk in the year 2008 in the peak of the ongoing franchise. Again, the very popular Captain America in 2011, back-to-back in the same year it gave its next part that is Thor. Coming to the last two most loved parts that is Captain Marvel and Avengers Endgame both in the year 2019.     

Among many of the remarkable works, one of the mentioning most have to be the ‘Julian Wells’ by Downey in the movie Less than Zero in the year 1987. Where he played a drug-addicted rich boy whose life rapidly spirals out of his control. Another must mention the character of this fine piece of art is, Andrew McCarthy as Clay Easton which is acclaimed to be the tough most role. James Spader as Rip, Jami Gertz as Blair Kennedy who was his girlfriend. Afton Smith as Kim, Neith Hunter as Alana, and many others on the list. The plot of the story is immensely deep. It shows up that his high school girlfriend becomes addicted to cocaine and has a rough physical relationship with Clay’s high school best friend Julian Wells (Downey). With the progression of the story, his experience with addiction becomes worst. Since he does not have the money to pay off his debt, Rip made him join as a prostitute to work it off. His performance was widely praised and brought him an exceedingly loved fanbase for a lifetime.

Hence, there are many milestones in Downey Jr.’s list as well.

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