Robert Downey Jr., Industry News

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Jon Favreau Details His Fight With Marvel Studios To Cast Robert Downey Jr. As Iron Man

cinemablend.com – While Robert Downey Jr. is now easily one of the most beloved movie stars in the world, prior to taking on the role of Tony Stark in 2008's Iron Man the actor had a very different public image. Despite years and years of putting on fantastic performances in great films, the star was much better known for his drug and alcohol habits and as a result was considered by many in the studio system to be an extreme risk. 3 years 24 weeks ago via brucelee
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Golden Globes: First Presenters Announced

feedproxy.google.com – Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Lawrence are among the stars who will present at the event on Jan. 12. With less than a week to go until the 71st annual Golden Globes take place, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the first group of presenters. 3 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee
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Robert Downey Jr. Tops Forbes' List of Highest Paid Actors

variety.com – It pays to be Marvel’s main man. Robert Downey Jr. pocketed an estimated $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013, earning him the title of Highest-Paid Actor in Hollywood, this according to Forbes magazine’s annual list. Downey earned $50 million for “The Avengers” alone, which took home $1.5 billion at the box office and... 4 years 18 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Robert Downey Jr And 'Avengers' Cast Ready To Rumble With Stingy Marvel Over Sequel Money And Strong-Arming

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Robert Downey Jr is set for another huge payday from a mega-hit Marvel movie, this time Iron Man 3. I’ve learned he’s already made $35 million from the actioner which grossed $680 million worldwide in its first 12 days. He should exceed his biggest payday to date — that $50M from The Avengers which I’ve learned was more like $70M-$80M now that the film is all in. 4 years 28 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Robert Downey Jr. Really Did Get $50 Million for The Avengers

feedproxy.google.com – Last May, The Hollywood Reporter claimed that Robert Downey Jr. stood to make $50 million from The Avengers (thanks to various bonuses and backend compensations written into his contract). Today, RDJ happily confirms that number (or a number close to it) for GQ. "Yeah," he says with a broad smile. 4 years 31 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Iron Man 3' U.K. Premiere Pushed Back for Margaret Thatcher Funeral

feedproxy.google.com – Disney will open the film on April 18, a day later than originally panned, as Britain braces itself for potential civil unrest. 4 years 32 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Avengers' Stars to Present at the Oscars

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feedproxy.google.com – Five members of the blockbuster Marvel superhero franchise will appear on stage at the Dolby Theater on February 24 4 years 41 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Marvel's The Avengers' To Close Tribeca Film Festival

The Avengers
fb.indiewire.com – "Marvel's The Avengers" will close the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival on April 28th, it was announced today. The film -- directed by Joss Whedon and starring an impressive gang in Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth and Samuel L. Jackson -- will open in theaters just under a week later on May 4th.

5 years 34 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'The Avengers' Panel – NYCC ’11

screenrant.com – This is the main event folks, The Avengers has come to New York Comic-Con 2011 to rule the day for Marvel! We’ll be live blogging the entire panel – including descriptions of the new footage unveiled from director Joss Whedon’s superhero teamup blockbuster! Without a doubt, The Avengers is THE event to see at NYCC. 6 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Why Paramount and Not Disney is Credited in 'Avengers' Promos

comingsoon.net – Some people have wondered why it is Paramount Pictures and not Walt Disney Pictures that is credited in the The Avengers promos. After all, last October they announced that they had "reached an agreement under which Paramount will transfer its worldwide marketing and distribution rights to Disney for Marvel Studios' The Avengers and Iron Man 3... 6 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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