Marvel: Robert Downey Jr. Back for 2 More ‘Avengers’ Films

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Marvel just announced that negotiations with Robert Downey Jr. have hit a fever pitch, with plans for the actor to reprise his iconic role as Iron Man for Avengers 2 and Avengers 3.

While little other information is available, including Downey’s involvement with any future solo Iron Man adventures, is available, we do know that Avengers 2, written and directed by Joss Whedon, is certainty going forward with development, with production beginning in March and a tentative release date of May 1, 2015.

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Negotiations with other cast members remain in limbo, although it’s more than likely that we’ll see the likes of Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye, Nick Fury and Black Widow back for Avengers 2.