Mark Ruffalo Praises Robert Downey Jr. For His 'Iron Man' Performance, Calls Him 'hero'

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Mark Ruffalo recently spoke in a Q&A where he revealed that he considers Robert Downey Jr. to be his 'hero' and also that his death in the MCU broke him.

Written By Amir Khollam | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Both Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo evidently shared a camaraderie on-screen in the Marvel films which was loved by fans globally. The two stars reportedly shared good friendship off-screen too and are often seen showing respect and love for each other during many public occasions. Robert Downey Jr. bid farewell to his iconic portrayal of Iron Man in the Man in the Marvel cinematic universe with Avengers: Endgame. Now, Mark Ruffalo has shared his views about Robert Downey Jr. and his iteration of Iron Man. 

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Mark Ruffalo's views on Robert Downey Jr. 

Mark Ruffalo attended the C2E2 event in Chicago where he was asked who delivered the best superhero performance ever. The actor was quick to reply that Robert Downey Jr.'s performance was the best and affectionately called him his hero. Mark Ruffalo went on to express that Robert's iteration of Iron Man is definitive as it kickstarted an expanded Marvel cinematic universe. The actor justified his answer furthermore by stating that Robert Downey Jr. has featured in multiple films over the years and has done it with utmost class and grace. Mark Ruffalo also went on to express that when Robert's Iron Man died in Avengers: Endgame, it broke him.

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Though Robert Downey Jr. has left the Marvel cinematic universe after his character sacrificed his life in Avengers: Endgame, Mark Ruffalo is still reportedly in talks to reprise his role of Bruce Banner/Hulk. The actor recently revealed that he is in preliminary talks with Marvel Studios to feature in the Disney+ show She-Hulk. Though the series is set to hit production in summer 2020, no details about it have been officially released. 

Also read: Mark Ruffalo reveals he is in early talks to return as the Hulk on 'She-Hulk'


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