7 Huge Things To Know About Robert Downey Jr's Return And Marvel's Civil War 

October 14, 2014 3:06 PM

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In what can only be described as one of the most shocking announcements for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it was revealed that Robert Downey Jr. is in final negotiations to play Tony Stark in Captain America 3, which will adapt the 2006 crossover event Civil War. The movie will see Captain America and Stark on opposing sides of the Superhuman Registration Act, a bill that forces superhumans to reveal their identity to the U.S. government and serve under their jurisdiction, with Stark pro-registration and Cap anti-registration. There has been speculation for weeks that Downey’s role in the MCU would be expanded in some capacity, but few saw something like this coming. This is intended to kick off years of new films and franchises given how heavily Civil War affects the status quo.

There are still way more questions than answers at this point, one of which is how they’ll adapt Civil War when there are significantly less superhumans in the MCU than in the comics. Regardless, in case you’re not familiar with the nearly decade old storyline that turned the Marvel universe askew, ...

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