Did you know about the fact that the suit for Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man was so heavy that it weighs almost 90lbs? Well, that is certainly some weight and the actor must have been a superhero to lift that much of weight. Robert Downey Jr., no matter how many different roles he plays, will always be Tony Stark for me. We couldn’t possibly forget the charming, playboy, businessman and philanthropist Tony Stark who would don the Iron Man suit and become one of the savviest heroes in the Marvel Universe.
Facts About Iron Man You Should Know As A Fan
Did you know that Tom Cruise was selected for playing the role of Tony Stark? Now, we definitely love Tom Cruise but Robert made the role so alive that we couldn’t possibly imagine someone else in the role of Iron Man. But why are we telling you about these facts now? Well, you guessed it right, people? Because we are back with another interesting-facts story for you. And this time it is your favorite Iron Man. Let’s get on with the show, shall we?
The Entire Movie Made About 2 Billion Dollars In Box Office
With the three films being some of the biggest ones in the Hollywood industry, it was not a surprise that the cost expanded in a huge way. But when you will hear the total amount that the movie made then you will certainly know why it the big budget of the movie wasn’t a big problem. The series which consisted of three films ended up making about 2 billion dollars from the box office. We can say that everyone got their payments well.
Scarlett Johansson Prepared In Advance For Her Role
One of the most iconic roles in the entire Marvel Universe is of Natasha Romanoff or as we call her ‘Black Widow’. She is undoubtedly one of the toughest characters in the entire series and proves to be a tough female name in the entire male league of heroes. So, it is not a surprise that she was even featured in the Iron Man series. The actress, Scarlett Johansson plays the role. She was so sure about getting the role that she prepared in advance, reading all the comics and doing her research as well.
Tony Stark Had His Inspiration From Howard Hughes
Tony Stark is one of the most charming and fun-loving characters in the Marvel Universe. His charming one-liners and sassy anecdotes are really funny. So what would you do if you knew that the character of Tony Stark was inspired by the billionaire Howard Hughes? Apparently, the charming philanthropist inspired the director to base the character on him.
The Role Of Jarvis
Many know Jarvis from the comics as the butler of Tony Stark but the films decided to portray him as a computer system with the name JARVIS. However, Jarvis is now known as the Vision in the Marvel Universe.
So, there you have it, people. These are some of the most interesting facts about Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man. Hope you liked it.