The actor who has been the face of Iron Man was honoured as the Disney Legend at D23 Expo. His iconic speech would be remembered for years to come
Robert Downey Jr has made some fun speeches in the past. Keeping in line with that, he took the mic at Disney’s D23 Expo as he was honoured as a Disney Legend.
The D23 Expo 2019 is here and hitting the trends with bucketloads of announcements. Wondering what they are? Well, for starters, Lizzie Mcguire is back with a bang! And the first trailer of ‘High School Musical: The Musical’ was unveiled too. Many new projects were introduced like Santa’s sister, Noelle. But the spotlight was on three new live-action series – ‘Ms Marvel‘, ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘She-Hulk‘ (Read more about them here)
All these will go live on November 12 at Disney Plus.
So, where does Iron Man fit in all this?
Disney has a tradition to honour talented individuals for their contribution towards it. Right from Robert Downey Jr. to Jon Favreau, Hans Zimmer and many others have been honoured for their long legacy.
Robert who is more commonly known by his on-screen name, Iron Man, was the Disney Legend this year. To receive the honour, the Marvel actor took to D23 Expo stage and gave an iconic speech. His entry itself was so grand as the crowd cheered him up with the chanting of ‘Iran Man’.
His speech had a unique kick-off. Being Iron man and all! A normal speech would consist of thank you notes in the introduction. But not when it is Downey.
Robert Downey Jr started on a funny note mentioning how he was arrested the first time he entered Disneyland. Could you guess why he was arrested? For smoking mar*juana on a gondola! Furthermore, he added, “I have been sitting on a shame for a while now.”
On a different note though, after the death of his character, it is being asked who would be the next Iron Man. Do you have an idea what would the future be like for Iron Man in the Marvel universe? What are your theories on that? We too took a take at it. Read it here and share yours in the comments section.
BY SRISHTI | DKODING MEDIA