The Marvel Cinematic Universe would not be complete without the live-action interpretation of Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man. The armor-infused hero started the journey for this franchise back in 2008, and the rest, as they say, was history.
Downey's impressive portrayal of the Marvel hero anchored the franchise's success, ultimately making the character his own over the years. The star played Iron Man for a total of 11 movies for the MCU, before eventually ending his run in heroic fashion during 2019's Avengers: Endgame.
Right now, it's unlikely that Downey will return as the fan-favorite hero, especially after Endgame perfectly capped off his time with the MCU. Still, the veteran actor did tease a potential comeback, admitting that fans will “move [them] towards what they want” in the future.
While fans are coping with Downey's farewell, a new MCU collectible might help in easing the pain.
ANOTHER MCU FIGURE FEATURING ROBERT DOWNEY JR.
As part of the toy line's Infinity Saga wave, Hasbro officially unveiled a new Marvel Legends figure for the MCU's Iron Man, showcasing the look of Robert Downey Jr.'s Marvel hero from 2008's Iron Man.
The figure is now available for pre-order here, with Hasbro aiming for an August release schedule.
The six-inch figure boasts stunning enhancements and upgrades, such as alternate hands and arms to replicate some of the hero's poses from the MCU film.
Toy collectors can recreate iconic MCU moments from Iron Man, ranging from intense battle-ready scenes with the Mark III to compelling character beats.
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Hasbro is known for its movie-accurate figures, and this latest Iron Man variant further solidified that belief. The inclusion of the accessories presents flexibility that is clearly beneficial to every toy collector.
In the past week, there has been a slew of Infinity Saga merchandise that surfaced on social media.
From LEGO sets to Marvel Legends figures, it seems that Hasbro is providing fans with more reasons to celebrate the success of the MCU's previous chapters while also looking forward to the fresh storylines that Phase 4 will offer.
There's a good chance that the wave of toys will not stop with this Iron Man figure, considering that the movie slate of Phase 4 is on the horizon starting with Black Widow this July 2021. This is good news for toy collectors since it creates an opportunity to continue adding more figures to their growing collection.
For now, it's safe to say that this Iron Man figure should serve as a fitting reminder of the lasting legacy of Robert Downey Jr.'s iconic hero.