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Welcome to the Superhero Clubhouse

October 29, 2014 15:04:36 Posted at October 29, 2014 15:04:36
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Marvel will never be finished with you. Just surrender now, give them all your money, and maybe they’ll let you have every other Thursday for yourself. After yesterday’s bonanza of news, last night during an episode of Agents of SHIELD Marvel aired some new footage from Avengers: Age of Ultron—specifically, they showed (a highly edited version of) the Superhero Clubhouse scene from Comic-Con. Full Story

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Marvel just broke the internet

October 28, 2014 20:09:58 Posted at October 28, 2014 20:09:58
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A couple weeks ago Warner Brothers announced the future of the DC Cinematic Universe during an investor phone call. They dumped a lot of information on us in the least exciting way possible, and by the end of the day I’d heard from multiple sources that the response from Marvel was essentially, “Let’s plan a rock show. Full Story

Captain America vs. Iron Man—Marvel’s Civil War is happening

October 14, 2014 14:52:42 Posted at October 14, 2014 14:52:42
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RDJ has been talking up a potential extension of his contract to play Iron Man, and everyone jumped on the Iron Man 4 grenade, because he made some wiseass comments about Iron Man 4. I didn’t buy that he was in talks for another Iron Man installment, but that he could be extending his deal to make room for a fourth Avengers movie. Full Story

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RDJ, Forever and Always: Part Two

October 8, 2014 13:55:10 Posted at October 8, 2014 13:55:10
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Okay, now that we’ve talked about the Marvel can of worms RDJ has opened up, let’s move on to how delightful RDJ is in general, which is SO DELIGHTFUL. First, there’s his appearance on The Howard Stern Show in which he talked about Sarah Jessica Parker. Stern is pushing, trying to get RDJ to say something click-baity about SJP, but RDJ (if only they stayed together for the combined acronyms!) is too smooth to get suckered. Full Story

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The belly-cupping Downeys

October 2, 2014 15:07:03 Posted at October 2, 2014 15:07:03
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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But first, Team Downey is on the cover of the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter. It’s a joint interview featuring RDJ and his wife Susan which doesn’t happen too often. But The Judge is a Team Downey production – their first – and they’re doing everything they can right now to make it a major hit so that they can continue to secure studio financing for future projects. Full Story

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RDJ: Cars and cheeseburgers

September 9, 2014 18:02:12 Posted at September 9, 2014 18:02:12
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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RDJ covers the new issue of Vanity Fair in advance of the Team Downey release of The Judge. It's a standard RDJ interview, which means he's forthcoming, if not always comprehensible, and generous, and unapologetic without sounding defensive. As always, RDJ speaks openly about his addiction and while I wondered at a point when/if we would ever get to a point where that wouldn't be a story, he is still living with it -- it's a disease, like cancer, like ALS -- so why wouldn't he continue to talk about it? Especially since he believes he's passed it on to his son. Full Story

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Dear Gossips,

Ben Mulroney said to me yesterday after interviewing Robert Downey Jr for The Judge that he’d never seen someone so comfortable in his success. Not arrogant. Not entitled. But comfortable. Comfortable is the word, because when someone is so at ease in his position, no one else around him/her questions it. This is where he belongs. Finally he is where he belongs.

As you know, RDJ opened TIFF 2014 last night with The Judge. The Judge is a Team Downey production. And it’s been a while since Team Downey gave us a drama that didn’t require a superhero suit. Reviews for the film were mixed, at best. But most agree that the chemistry between RDJ and Robert Duvall is “ferocious” (per Variety  Read Full Intro

RDJ: TIFF, Scarjo, and Gwyneth

September 3, 2014 15:50:51 Posted at September 3, 2014 15:50:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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TIFF 2014 opens tomorrow. Sarah’s preview for the festival will be posted shortly as an advance overview of the entire event. But the gala on Thursday night belongs to The Judge. Robert Downey Jr, the biggest movie star in the world, is opening TIFF. Shinan Govani wrote a piece for The Globe & Mail yesterday featuring RDJ and how, ten years ago, it would have been unlikely that he would be the guy, the guy coming to Toronto, as the prime time steak. Full Story

Inside the Superhero Clubhouse

July 28, 2014 17:25:01 Posted at July 28, 2014 17:25:01
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Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Kevin Winter/ Getty

First, Marvel’s panel started nearly twenty minutes late. Then, they didn’t announce anything new, except that the Guardians of the Galaxy’s pre-destined sequel will open on July 28, 2017. There was no news on Dr. Strange, or long-awaited confirmation of a Black Panther and/or Captain Marvel movie. Full Story

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Superhero Clubhouse!

July 16, 2014 19:46:25 Posted at July 16, 2014 19:46:25
Sarah Posted by Sarah

With Warner Brothers electing to save Batman vs. Superman for next summer’s Comic-Con, this summer’s convention belongs squarely to the other superhero orgy in our lives, The Avengers: Age of Ultron. To that end, Entertainment Weekly is featuring a first look at Ultron on the cover of its Comic-Con preview issue, and it is very, very cool. Full Story

Lighting RDJ

June 20, 2014 13:46:25 Posted at June 20, 2014 13:46:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The first trailer for Robert Downey Jr’s next film, The Judge, was released yesterday. My first thought after watching it was… Holy sh-t they lit the f-ck out of this movie. Then I texted Dylan who’s been lighting the f-ck out of our shoots for almost 15 years to ask him to confirm that he was seeing what I was seeing: they lit the f-ck out of this movie. Full Story

Avengers pushing strollers

May 8, 2014 16:24:12 Posted at May 8, 2014 16:24:12
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Robert Downey Jr and Jeremy Renner are in Nashville with their kids. On Monday they all went to the Nashville Zoo. Here are Iron Man and Hawkeye pushing strollers around. For RDJ it’s his son Exton and for Jeremy Renner, it’s daughter Ava Berlin. His girlfriend Sonni Pacheco was also there. Full Story

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So far, RDJ is not embarrassing

April 29, 2014 15:26:25 Posted at April 29, 2014 15:26:25
Sarah Posted by Sarah

When RDJ joined Twitter I fretted, because I love RDJ lots and Twitter has betrayed me before—betrayed all of us—ruining many a celebrity crush. But so far, RDJ’s Twitter is not bad. So far, he’s not an aggressive tweeter. He’s not offering daily affirmations or abusing the quota on exclamation points, and though his favorites  Full Story