Walt Disney CEO Bob Chapek Has High Hopes For Their Next Disney + Series Armor wars, promising fans this itches every fan’s itch Iron Man– related content.
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During a recent talk held at Credit Suisse’s 23rd Annual Communications Conference (via The Mix), Chapek was told about a Marvel fan who was desperate for the return of Iron Man, the iconic character played by Robert Downey. Jr. died at the end of Avengers: Endgame. While Chapek didn’t mention the character’s return, he said Iron Man fans will be happy with the upcoming one. Armor wars.
“Well tell your Marvel fan we have a series called Armor wars coming up with Don Cheadle in the role of War Machine, ”Chapek said. “I think this will probably scratch the itch that our fans have for more Iron Man. “
Of course, it is unlikely that Armor wars will see the sudden return of Iron Man from Downey Jr., but he’ll feature a ton of other heroes inside the iconic armor.
Originally written by David Michelinie and Bob Layton and published for seven issues from December 1987 to June 1988, the comedic story centers on the inventive genius Tony Stark as he discovers that the same top-secret technology he used to create the Iron Man armor at the hands of several deadly supervillains and is plagued with guilt for the evil they have done using the costume. Faced with objections from his government, friends, colleagues, and fellow superheroes, Stark vows to use the power of Iron Man to end the evil and take back what is his.
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With Robert Downey Jr.’s Stark dead in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the two-time Oscar nominee pretty much retired from the role, it’s currently unclear how the series will approach the material or update it with Cheadle’s Rhodes at the moment. center of history. The series is also currently without any producer, showrunner, or writers attached.