Robert Downey Jr. Declined an Oscar Campaign for Avengers: Endgame

Robert Downey Jr. declined an Oscar marketing campaign for Avengers: Endgame

Last week, Disney formally kicked off their Oscars marketing campaign for Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame, revealing their “For Your Consideration” lineup on the studio’s awards web site. Many MCU followers had been dissatisfied to search out out that Robert Downey Jr. wasn’t included on the listing for the Best Actor Category for his unimaginable and memorable efficiency as Tony Stark/.

When requested about this throughout an look on The Howard Stern Show, Downey defined that Disney wasn’t the one who determined to not embody him in Endgame‘s Oscars marketing campaign, revealing that it was his determination to not take part within the lineup.

“I’m so glad you brought this up because there was some talk about and I said let’s not and because I’m much more like you than you might really want to believe. I listen to the show and I agree with most all of your opinions, varied though they may be. Occasionally, you’ll go on some tributary trail of thought I’ll go like ‘oh that’s not how I see it, but I love that you see it that way,” Downey mentioned.

He additionally gave his opinion on director Martin Scorsese’s current controversial feedback on Marvel motion pictures, revealing that he appreciates Scorsese’s criticisms. “It’s his opinion. I mean it plays in theaters. I appreciate his opinion because I think it’s like anything. We need all of the different perspectives so we can come to center and move on.”

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Walt Disney Studios have submitted 11 classes for the movie’s For Your Consideration marketing campaign together with: Kevin Feige for Best Picture; The Russo Brothers for Best Director; Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely for Best Adapted Screenplay; Jeffrey Ford and Ace Matthew Schmidt for Best Film Editing; Charles Wood and Tonja Schurmann for Best Production Design; Judianna Makovsky for Best Costume Design; Tom Johnson, Juan Peralta and John Pritchett for Best Sound Mixing; Shannon Mills and Daniel Laurie for Best Sound Editing; Dan Deleeuw, Matt Aiken, Russell Earl, and Dan Sudick for Best Visual Effects; and Alan Silvestri for Best Original Score.

RELATED: James Cameron Congratulates Avengers: Endgame For Besting Avatar

Avengers: Endgame is now formally the best grossing movie of all time, dethroning Avatar with a $2.eight billion gross worldwide. It had additionally shattered information when it opened day-and-date April 26 with $1,223.6M globally, together with $357.1M and $866.5M internationally. It crossed the $1B mark in simply 5 days and the $2B mark in 11. Currently, the movie is the #1 home and worldwide launch of all time, with just below $1 billion and $2 billion respectively. It’s the #1 launch of all time in 25 territories, and the #three highest-grossing movie of all time in China with $629M.

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