A New Avenger? Robert Downey Jr. Welcomes Stephen Colbert Into the Family

by Jeremy Spirogis
Robert Downey Jr.

Stephen Colbert continues to maintain followers entertained whereas he practices social distancing. Earlier this week, he remodeled himself into Tony Stark and discussed the coronavirus pandemic. Well, it seems to be like the actual Iron Man took discover. Actor Robert Downey Jr. retweeted Colbert’s video and welcomed the comic into the Avengers household with open arms. 

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How Stephen Colbert prepped to develop into Tony Stark

Late-night talks exhibits are halting stay in-studio productions as a security precaution to cease the unfold of the COVID-19 coronavirus. So hosts like Stephen Colbert have been airing monologues and sketches from their houses to maintain audiences entertained.

On March 24, Colbert posted a video on the “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Youtube web page titled “Returning My Face Back to Normal.” The three and a half minute clip begins with the comic speaking about shaving his beard whereas standing in entrance of his rest room mirror. 

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“Today, we’re going to take off whatever that is,” Colbert says as he factors to his facial hair.  “I might name it a beard however I feel that’s very beneficiant. I used to be going to develop this out whereas we had been all going by this however I don’t really wish to really appear to be an additional in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road when this factor’s over.”

He regarded identical to Robert Downy Jr. in ‘Iron Man’

Colbert then raids his spouse’s make-up luggage and tries to jazz up his look earlier than shaving off his total beard. After layering on some skincare merchandise and eyeliner, the comic steps out of the body and re-enters 5 minutes later voicing the melody to Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man.” And he seems to be identical to Robert Downey Jr.’s model of the character.

“Tony Stark, what seems to be the problem, viruses?” he says donned in a Tony Stark type swimsuit, tie, glasses, and colored-in beard. “Is everybody staying at home? That’s step number one. Don’t go out. It’s not just for yourself, it’s for your loved ones.”

The comic then faucets his eyeglasses and asks Jarvis to fireside up the lab. “You need robots, tiny little robots,” he says. “And yes, the artificial intelligence systems I implant in those robots may inspire the tiny robots to believe that though they are small, they are superior to mankind. And they will likely learn from the viruses how to reproduce at a great rate, exponentially, and eventually, attempt to take over the world. But then, of course, I’ll build a bigger robot.”  

After proposing Stark’s hilarious robotic resolution, Colbert asks a couple of half-eaten sandwich and goes off in search of Jarvis.  

Robert Downey Jr. retweeted Stephen Colbert’s video and embraced his model of Tony Stark

For over a decade, actor Robert Downey Jr. personified the picture of Marvel superhero, Tony Stark. He first took on the function within the 2008 movie, Iron Man, and since then, he’s portrayed the character in 9 different Marvel movies, together with the Avengers films.  

Just two days after Colbert posted his Tony Stark video, Downey Jr. retweeted it and responded with a welcome message. “We welcome our newest Avenger with open arms,” the actor wrote. “Well, open arms but 6 feet away.”

Colbert will most likely by no means take up the mantle of Tony Stark within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But if Marvel Studios permits it, and Downey Jr. throws his help behind him, Colbert may have the ability to proceed utilizing the character to advertise the significance of social distancing.

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