A memorable role for a Hollywood star predisposes directors to cast them for other roles. This is the case of Robert Downey Jr. After having played Iron Man in different movies of the Marvel universe, Disney could summon him to embody a new jedi master of the next films of Star Wars.
Until 2019, Robert Downey Jr. played, to the delusion of his fans, the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man. After the movie Avengers: Endgame, where the character immolates himself in order to save the world, the followers of the American actor remain restless, eager to know when they will see him again in a science fiction role. That could be closer than you think.
At 55, Downey Jr. has expressed his desire to continue the saga of Sherlock Holmes, whose third installment is scheduled for 2021. However, the giant Disney could tempt him for a juicy offer: to play a Jedi Master in the next movies of Star Wars.
How the portal publishes Culture Leisure, it is uncertain when Downey Jr. would join the saga Star Wars, since with episode 9, The rise of Skywalker, the story originally devised by George Lucas seems to have found closure. In addition, the stagnation experienced by the film industry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic may cause times to be extended even further.
Without official title, the first film of the three that make up the universe Star Wars It is scheduled for 2023. The second, only for December 2025 and the last at the end of 2027.
If he accepts the proposal, Downey Jr. could not only star in the new movies of the universe Star Wars, but also be part of a project for the service of streaming Disney+.
The truth is that the Hollywood giant has already confirmed its intentions to expand the Jedi universe with a third season of The Mandalorian, the long-awaited series of Obi-Wan Kenobi starring Ewan McGregor who had been suspended “indefinitely”, or that of Cassian Andor with the mexican Diego Luna.