26 February 2013 5:14 PM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

You’ve probably all been wondering for how long can Robert Downey, Jr. play Iron Man, nearing his 50s and all? It’s a nice problem for Marvel to have, one would guess, considering that not a five years ago, when the first Iron Man film was about to come out, the whole Marvel Cinematic Universe was an unproven concept. Another fact is, Rdj is also getting expensive for Marvel. The notoriously cost-conscious studio reportedly had to hand over $50 million in advance to the actor for The Avengers, including box office bonuses and back-end compensation. Plus, rumor has it that Rdj’s contract expires after Iron Man »

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