Despite Robert Downey Jnr saying he wanted to do another Iron Man movie (here), it seems it’s just not on the cards at Marvel.
Speaking to Variety, the actor said: “There isn’t one in the pipe. No, there’s no plan for a fourth Iron Man.”
On the other hand, he dodged the question of “letting” someone else take the role of Tony Stark, saying,
This of course leads to speculation about the future of Downey Jnr in the role of Tony Stark after Avengers: Age of Ultron. Will that be his last appearance as the character? We know he doesn’t want to give the role up: “I like that the idea is that it would be up to me, like I’m casting director for Marvel.”
But is Marvel prepared to prove that no actor is bigger than the character? We’ll know soon enough…