Tony Stark Returns; Robert Downey Jr. To Voice Him
Robert Downey Jr. is reported to be done to play the role of Tony Star aka Iron Man after the events in Avengers: Endgame. As Disney’s and Marvel’s series What If…? is on the rising, he is cast to return to the familiar role.
Jeff Goldblum has managed to spill it that Iron Man is coming back for voicing his iconic character for the upcoming Disney+ animated TV-series, that takes place in an alternative universe of MCU. It also reported that Stark is featuring in the same episode as Jeff Goldblum’s Grandmaster and Korg, voiced by Taika Waititi.
“I played the part again a couple of days ago. I went to the Disney studios and I recorded the Grandmaster’s voice for an episode of a show that’s gonna be on Disney+ that’s called What If…?,” Goldblum said. “It’s an animated version of all the characters we know and love from Marvel and this episode included the Grandmaster and Iron Man, so Robert Downey will do a voice for that, and Korg. Taika Waititi had already recorded his voice for that, so yeah, for a couple hours I enjoyed doing that.”
It has also been announced that Jeffrey Wright is voicing The Watcher and the narrator of the series. Just like Robert Downey Jr., another set of actors is set to return for their Marvel-character. Michael B. Jordan, Sebastian Stan, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Hayley Atwell, Chadwick Boseman, Karen Gillan, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Neal McDonough, Dominic Cooper, Sean Gunn, Natalie Portman, David Dastmalchian, Stanley Tucci, Taika Waititi, Toby Jones, Djimon Hounsou, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Rooker and Chris Sullivan.