Robert Downey Jr. Asked Not to Be Considered for an Oscar for Avengers: Endgame: ‘Let’s Not’

Don’t expect Robert Downey Jr.‘s name on the ballot for this year’s Oscars. The performance is excellent, it is a totally believable character,” host Howard Stern said to Downey Jr., who has played the iconic superhero in ten Marvel films, beginning in 2008, including this year’s Avengers: Endgame. RELATED: Robert Downey Jr. ‘Appreciates’ Martin Scorsese’s Marvel Diss But Says It ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’ During the interview, Downey Jr. also reacted to Oscar-wining director Martin Scorsese’s comments about the Marvel films, including that he doesn’t consider them to be “cinema.” “I appreciate his opinion because I think, it’s like anything, we need all of the different perspectives so we can come to centre and move on,” Downey Jr. told Stern. The controversy started when Scorsese gave his honest opinion of Marvel movies in an interview with Empire via The Guardian.

Source: People

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