Robert Downey Jr

  • Watch: Robert Downey Jr. takes the Ice Bucket Challenge; challenges his Avengers co-star Chris Hemsworth to follow suit 3 days ago

    One of Hollywood and internet's favourite humans, Robert Downey Jr., took the Ice Bucket Challenge to spread awareness about the rare ALS disease. The actor posted a video of his wife Susan pouring a bucket of ice cold water on him. The actor has now nominated his Avengers co-star Chris...
  • 'The Judge', featuring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, to open Toronto International Film Festival July 26, 2014

    Toronto: 'The Judge', starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr, will open the annual Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 4, the festival said on Friday. The film, by 'Wedding Crashers' director David Dobkin, follows a lawyer who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, who is also a...
  • Will Robert Downey Jr. leave Iron Man franchise? July 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: If reports are anything to go by, Robert Downey Jr may not be seen in the fourth movie of the 'Iron Man' franchise. Downey's role in the "Iron Man" franchise has been kept tightly under wraps ever since speculation first started that he may not be returning for the...
  • 'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor: Forbes July 22, 2014

    Reuters: Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from...
  • Confirmed! Robert Downey Jr. and wife Susan Downey expecting a baby girl July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Robert Downey Jr. is all prepared to welcome his first baby girl. The actor recently took to Twitter to announce the news to his fans and followers. "Yo. Susan. Me. Baby. Girl. November. Scorpio?" his tweet read. The actor also confirmed the news on Facebook. "Um. I don't...
  • Robert Downey Jr's son arrested on suspicion of drug possession July 1, 2014

    Reuters: Actor Robert Downey Jr's son has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession in West Hollywood, California, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy said. Indio Falconer Downey, the 20-year-old son of the "Iron Man" actor, was arrested on Sunday afternoon with what authorities believe was cocaine and a pipe used...
  • Robert Downey Jr. designed posters for his upcoming release 'Chef' June 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Robert Downey Jr. is not just a wonderful actor and filmmaker, but also a creative person, who loves to experiment and put together interesting pieces on the computer. He did the same for the posters of his forthcoming film "Chef". A graphic designer at heart, he extended a proposal...
  • Terminally ill fan won't live to see Captain America out on Blu-ray; see how The Avengers rose to the occasion on Twitter May 19, 2014

    How many times have you seen The Avengers swoop down to save the world? The threats, be it from this world or otherwise, always come up naught against the collective power of the the Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America and others.Sophie Lippiatt, a freelance journalist whose 'pen name' is...
  • 'Samrat and Co' review: Rajeev Khandelwal as Indian Sherlock Holmes fails to solve this mystery - what is the point of the film? April 26, 2014

    Film: 'Samrat & Co' Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Madalasa Sharma, Gopal Datt Director: Kaushik Ghatak Before we plunge into the review, we would like to share a line spouted by Rajeev Khandelwal in the very last scene of the film: "Asaan case ek tuti hui pencil ki tarha hoti hai -- there is no...
  • Snapshot: Robert Downey Jr tweets picture from the sets of 'Avengers: Age of Ultrons' April 23, 2014

    Robert Downey Junior gave a sneak peek into the sets of the much awaited film 'Avengers: Age Of Ultrons'. The actor, who plays popular comic superhero 'Iron Man' featured in the successful 'Avengers' series along with actors like Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and others. The sequel 'Avengers: Age Of Ultrons'...
  • Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Maidens: reveals best part about a Disney deal posing with Disney princesses in latest picture on Facebook April 19, 2014

    Robert Downey Jr. continues to win the Internet. The latest picture on his Facebook page is him posing with all the Disney princesses and the caption reads 'Best part about a Disney deal...' Within a day this picture has received 775000+ likes and has been shared over 57000 times on Facebook....
  • Twitter just got a little bit more awesome. 'Ironman', aka Robert Downey Jr, just joined Twitter with hilarious beginner's tweets April 12, 2014

    "Loving all the love, folks. It's been a blast. Though can somebody please explain how anyone can keep their thoughts to 140 characters or le." If you still don't know who tweeted that early today, you aren't into your superheroes. Every movie fan's secret wish has been answered. Robert Downey...
  • 'Gravity' almost starred Angelina Jolie and Robert Downey Jr February 21, 2014

    New York: Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has revealed that he had initially approached Angelina Jolie and Robert Downey Jr as leading actors for his space drama 'Gravity'. The 52-year-old filmmaker, whose film has been nominated in 10 categories at the Oscars, said both the actors had some problem with the film...
  • Robert Downey Jr planning to record a pop album February 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr is reportedly planning a pop album and has been working on it. The 48-year-old has already recorded a few songs for his album, reports contactmusic.com. "Some of the biggest names in the music industry are helping Robert put his album together. Robert has already recorded several...
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Downey Jr among Golden Globe awards presenters January 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: Celebrated actors such as Jennifer Lawrence and Robert Downey Jr. are among the first round of presenters for the Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced. The announcement was made Monday, reports cbsnews.com. Other presenters at the annual ceremony, to be held Sunday, will be Uma...
  • Watch: 5 of world's coolest explosion walks; Sunny Deol does it best? August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Movie buffs across the world are sure to agree that majority of the times it is the action genre that helps male actors give heart-pounding and memorable performances. Whether it is a bare-fist tiff, sword fight or an elaborate action sequence which include cars toppling in the air...
  • Terrence Howard blames Robert Downey for missing Iron Man role November 19, 2013

    New York: 'Crash' star Terrence Howard has said that he did not get cast in 'Iron Man' sequel because of good friend Robert Downey Jr.Howard made the accusation during an interview with Andy Cohen on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live", reported New York Daily News. A viewer called in to...
  • Bullock, Clooney were not the first choice for 'Gravity' October 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Sandra Bullock and George Clooney were not the first choice for sci-fi thriller 'Gravity' which has opened to a staggering $55.6 million at the US box office. The makers initially wanted Robert Downey Jr. and Angelina Jolie but it didn't work out. While Downey Jr. was already on board,...
  • Mark Wahlberg wants to play Iron Man in future August 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Mark Wahlberg says he wants to take over the role of 'Iron Man' from Robert Downey Jr in the future. The 42-year-old actor revealed that he almost starred in a Batman film and now he seems enthusiastic in filming 'Iron Man' in which the title role is currently...
  • Robert Downey Jr tops Forbes' list of highest paid actors July 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Avengers' star Robert Downey Jr has been named as the world's most profitable celebrity according to Forbes magazine's annual list of highest paid actors. The 48-year-old actor has earned approx USD 75 million since last year with profiting huge amounts from starring in 'The Avengers' and 'Iron Man 3'...
  • Loki not in 'The Avengers 2'? June 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Hiddleston reportedly will not be reprising his role as Loki in Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers' sequel. The 32-year-old actor, who played villainous Asgardian god Loki in the first film, is unlikely to return for the action blockbuster's 2015 sequel, according to director Joss Whedon, reported Empire...
  • Will Robert Downey Jr not return to 'The Avengers 2'? May 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' in 2012 became the movie with the third biggest box office in history, raking in more than $1.5 billion, but Marvel Studios is not sure that its actors, including Robert Downey Jr., will return to shoot 'The Avengers 2'. Downey, who is not under contract for a...
  • 'Iron Man 3' gets a super start in US, Canada May 4, 2013

    New Delhi: International hit 'Iron Man 3' flew into U.S. and Canadian theaters, kicking off Hollywood's summer blockbuster season with $15.6 million in ticket sales late Thursday and early Friday. The superhero sequel from Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) Marvel studio is expected to finish the weekend with one of the biggest...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow embarrassed by her 'Iron Man 3' premiere dress April 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' star Gwyneth Paltrow, who wore a see-through dress on the red carpet of the 'Iron Man 3' premiere, believes her dress was a 'disaster'. The 40-year-old actress wore a Antonio Berardi dress that exposed more than what she desired, leaving her embarrassed, reported Radar online. "I kind...
  • 'Iron Man 3' gets a fabulous opening, exhibitors happy April 27, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Ironman 3', which has Robert Downey Jr reprising his role of superhero industrialist Tony Stark from the first two films as well as last summer's 'The Avengers', got a good opening. Hemant Panchamia MD, ESquare, Pune, says, "IM3 has taken an astronomical opening, all our properties are sold out...
  • 'Iron Man 3' review: Don't look for an ideological connection April 27, 2013

    Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Ben Kingsley Director: Shane Black 'Iron Man 3' takes its cue from 'The Avengers' rather than 'Iron Man 2', and it turns out to be a smart move. Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) is as witty and...
  • Hollywood red carpet: 'Iron Man 3' April 26, 2013

    2013's most beautiful woman in the world title holder was spotted at the red carpet premiere of "Iron Man 3" on Wednesday. The man of the moment, Robert Downey Jr, was also present at the film's Los Angeles premiere. ...
  • Tremendous start at the Box Office for 'Iron Man 3', 'Aashiqui 2' April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Ironman 3', which has Robert Downey Jr reprising his role of superhero industrialist Tony Stark from the first two films as well as last summer's 'The Avengers', got a 100 per cent opening for 3D and 80 per cent for 2D in India, an official Disney UTV spokesperson...