“LA Billboard Pleading with Marvel to Bring Back Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man Gains Attention from Fans”

It has been almost 24 months since the release of Avengers: Endgame by Marvel Studios, which left a group of devoted fans yearning to alter the ending of the movie. The film saw Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark, also known as Iron Man, sacrificing himself to undo Thanos’ actions by utilizing the Infinity Gauntlet. Although the movie ended with a poignant funeral scene, a fresh group of fans has erected a billboard in Los Angeles, urging Marvel to revive Iron Man.

New ending: It's been nearly two years since Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame hit theaters, with a group of fans now pleading to alter that movie's ending

Fans of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame are still not over the movie’s ending almost two years after its release. A group of them has put up a billboard with a plea to alter the ending, which was spotted by Barstool’s Lights, Camera, Pod podcast. The message on the billboard reads, ‘For our beloved hero, please Bring Back Tony Stark.’ This billboard emerged on the second anniversary of the Avengers: Endgame premiere at the Los Angeles Convention Center, which was before its release in U.S. theaters on April 26, 2019. Along with the hashtag #BringBackTonyStarkToLife is the date 04.24.21, although it remains unclear what may occur on this day.

Hero: The billboard was spotted by Barstool's Lights, Camera, Pod podcast, with the billboard reading, 'For our beloved hero, please Bring Back Tony Stark'

The Lights, Camera, Pod podcast from Barstool recently spotted a billboard that read, ‘For our beloved hero, please Bring Back Tony Stark.’ This comes after Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home signalled the end of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Iron Man being the biggest loss so far. Variety reports that Marvel has no immediate plans to bring back Robert Downey Jr. into the MCU, while the actor himself confirmed in an interview with The Hindustan Times that he’s done playing the character. Downey reflected on his 10-year run, calling it creatively satisfying, but added that playing Tony/Iron Man was challenging and required him to dig deep.

Endgame: Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home marked the end of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with Iron Man the biggest casualty to date

The conclusion of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was marked by the release of Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home, which resulted in the loss of Iron Man, one of the most significant casualties thus far.

Dug deep: 'Playing Tony/Iron Man was hard and I dug deep. I had an incredible 10-year run that was creatively satisfying,' Downey said

In a recent statement, Robert Downey Jr. revealed that playing Tony Stark/Iron Man was a challenging experience that required him to dig deep. However, he also acknowledged the incredible 10-year journey that he had with the character, which was creatively fulfilling. As he reaches middle-age, Downey Jr. recognizes that everything has a beginning and an end, and he feels fortunate to have been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He was instrumental in launching the franchise with the first MCU movie, Iron Man, in 2008, which paved the way for 22 more Marvel films over 11 years. This franchise became the highest-grossing movie series in history.

First movie: Robert Downey Jr. helped launch the Marvel Cinematic Universe himself with the first MCU movie, 2008's Iron Man, directed by Jon Favreau

The Marvel Cinematic Universe was launched by Robert Downey Jr. in 2008 with the release of Iron Man, directed by Jon Favreau. Over the course of 23 films released between 2008 and 2019, the series raked in a staggering $8.5 billion at the domestic box office- a whopping $3 billion more than Star Wars – and a worldwide total of $22.6 billion.
Recently, Downey starred in and produced Dolittle, which hit theaters just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, he is set to appear in the directorial debut of Jamie Foxx, All-Star Weekend, as well as returning as Sherlock Holmes in the upcoming Sherlock Holmes 3.

Box office: The 23 movies released between 2008 and 2019 earned $8.5 billion at the domestic box office ($3 billion more than Star Wars) and $22.6 billion worldwide

The 23 films that hit theaters from 2008 to 2019 have raked in a whopping $8.5 billion in the US box office alone, which is $3 billion more than what the Star Wars franchise has earned. On a global scale, these movies have brought in an even more impressive $22.6 billion.

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