Before Robert Downey Jr, Tom Cruise was thought-about to play Iron Man – right here's how he would've seemed like

by Jeremy Spirogis
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When Tom Cruise nearly performed Iron Man& 

Key Highlights

  • Robert Downey Jr performed Iron Man in 2008 and relaxation is historical past
  • But earlier than Robert Downey Jr, it was Tom Cruise who was in rivalry to only play but additionally produced the movie on Iron Man
  • Watch the deepfake video to have concept how Tom would’ve seemed like in and as Iron Man

There isn’t any denying the truth that Marvel Cinematic Universe would not have been in a position to tranform itself into the most important field workplace juggernaut and world phenomenon if not for Robert Downey Jr and his iconic portrayal of Iron Man. Today, after greater than 12 years of MCU, it’s unimaginable think about anybody however Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man. But, at one level within the late 90s, years earlier than Robert Downey Jr’s resurrection, it was one of many world’s largest star, Tom Cruise, who was in rivalry to play the now iconic superhero character. 

It has lengthy been rumoured that earlier than MCU ever existed, Iron Man was in growth in 1999. At that point,20th Century Fox owned the rights of the character and Tom Cruise was in rivalry to play the lead function within the movie. Not simply that, Cruise was additionally eager on producing the movie. If issues had fallen into place, it’s extremely unlikely that Robert Downey Jr would’ve been solid as Iron Man 9 years later. 

However throughout the promotion of Mission Impossible: Fallout in 2018, Tom Cruise opened up about his supposed flip to play Iron Man and revealed that there have been some talks however issues weren’t as shut as individuals suppose they had been. He had instructed Comicbook.com again in 2018, “Not close, and I love Robert Downey Jr. I can’t imagine anyone else in that role, and I think it’s perfect for him.” 

But, that did not followers from a number of photoshopped pictures and folk at Collider had gone forward and created a deepfake video of Tom Cruise as Iron Man. In the video, scenes of Robert Downey Jr from Iron Man in a number of MCU movies together with Avengers: Endgame had been photoshopped with Tom Cruise’s face. 

Watch the deepfake video to get some concept of how Tom Cruise would’ve seemed like as Iron Man: 

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Robert Downey Jr performed Iron Man for 11 years from Iron Man in 2008 to Avengers: Endgame in 2019. There are rumours that we may even see him in a cameo in Black Widow which releases on November 6.

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