Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) might still be playing the reluctant mentor to the new iteration of Peter Parker (Tom Holland) in Spider-Man: Homecoming, but director Jon Watts says that MCU’s first superhero was a huge influence to the Queens-native long before he even became Spider-Man. Now, as the wall-crawling good-doer is scheduled to set-off in his first solo adventure, Stark is still the one showing him the ropes as he dives deep into the world of crime-busting and evil-fighting.
Thanks to Wonder Woman‘s incredible box office haul, the DC Extended Universe has now earned over $3 billion worldwide. Last year, Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice not only officially launched the studio’s new shared universe, but also catapulted the franchise beyond $1 billion. Later that year, David Ayer’s Suicide Squaddrove the series into the $2 billion territory, and now, Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman – featuring Gal Gadot as the eponymous superhero – has pushed the DCEU passed $3 billion worldwide, an impressive feat considering that it’s only the fourth installment in the burgeoning universe.
A new video from the Atlanta set of Avengers: Infinity War shows Doctor Strange fighting for his life. The stars of the MCU have a busy year ahead of them. While a number are shooting solo movies, everyone has had to hop around the globe to shoot Infinity War for next year. And even though production on the epic team-up film is almost complete, filming for Avengers 4 is right around the corner. Even then, actors like the stars of Ant-Man & the Wasp will essentially be filming two movies at the same time.