Avengers: Endgame Hits Theaters


It’s no secret that landing the role of Tony Stark was life-changing for Robert Downey Jr. In the early aughts his career was a shadow of what it was during the 1980s and 1990s, and while he was still making quality films like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, he didn’t exactly have the same level of popularity. That all changed in 2008 with the arrival of Jon Favreau’s Iron Man, and 11 years later we’re preparing to see the capstone of the epic adventure in the form of Avengers: Endgame 

Obviously that makes this a pretty big weekend for the actor, and while he has been very active on social media recently discussing his role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Tweet he posted today feels particularly poignant as a summation of his time as part of the franchise: