Robert Downey Jr To Fight Captain America

Esquire’s cover star returns for an Avengers civil war

Our current cover star has long teased that his involvement in the high-tech, high-octane world of metal-clad crime fighting was shortly coming to an end, most recently claiming that Marvel had no plans for Iron Man 4 (or at least not one starring RDJ). 

However, news has broken today that Downey will more than likely be suiting up for a dust off with non other than Captain America in Cap’s 3rd solo outing.

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The film, due to be directed by Cap 2 directors Joe and Anthony Russo will take its plot from the Civil War comics line which sees Iron Man siding with the government on anew initiative that forces those with superpowers to reveal their identities to authorities. Cap is on the other side of the argument and is forced to go on the run from his former colleagues (is this sounding a bit like Captain America 2 to anyone?).

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With Batman gearing up to go toe to toe with Superman will does this mark the beginning of the superhero world turning in on itself? If so, how long until the Batman Vs Wolverine film?

More importantly, with what we’re now going to call Cap Vs Iron Man being released in the same month as Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice, who will emerge victorious?

Captain America 3 is released on May 6 2016


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