Robert Downey Jr wants Scarlett Johansson “Black Widow” Franchise

September 3, 2014 8:07 PM

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She has yet to land a solo film for her Marvel character Black Widow, and now Scarlett Johansson has a fellow “Avengers” co-star in full support of the idea. “Iron Man” star Robert Downey Jr. sat down with USA Today’s “Entertain This” to weigh in on the “Black Widow” debate and prompted the burning question, “Doesn’t Scarlett deserve a break?” While he may have been referring to Johansson’s schedule as she prepares to become a first-time mom, Downey couldn’t shy away sharing his feelings on the issue.

While promoting his new film “The Judge” set to open at the Toronto Film Festival on Thursday, Downey agreed with “Zero Dark Thirty” actress Jessica Chastain who recently asked, “Where is the Scarlett Johansson superhero movie? I don’t understand it, why is it taking so long for this?” Downey echoed...

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