Fans want Robert Downey Jr as Superman villain after drastic transformation

Robert Downey Jr. may forever be remembered as the Iron Man/Tony Stark of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. But now fans want to see him as a DC villain.

The actor shaved his hair for a new HBO series titled The Sympathizer. With that, DC fans realized that the new bald look would make him the perfect Lex Luthor, Superman’s iconic villain.

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Downey retired from playing Iron Man in 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, sacrificing himself to stop the Mad Titan, Thanos.

While many wait to see if Robert Downey Jr. won’t be returning as Iron Man, his new bald look is enough to have fans dying to see him as the DC Universe’s new Lex Luthor.

See reactions from some of those fans, below.

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“Bald actors = Lex Luthor. No, they should cast him as Jeff Bezos, he’s perfect for the role,” commented one fan.

“Oliver Queen and Lex Luthor,” commented another fan.

“Robert Downey Jr. bald makes fans compare him to Jeff Bezos and Lex Luthor,” said another fan.

“But seriously, the internet would freak out if RDJ was cast as the DCU’s Lex Luthor,” commented another fan.

That said, there isn’t any information about Robert Downey Jr. play any character in DC. He can be seen as Iron Man in the Marvel movies, in the disney+🇧🇷

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Guilherme Coral

Guilherme Coral

Refugee from a galaxy far, far away, I landed on this planet in sector 2814 by mistake. Thanks to my passion for films and series, I was taken to the Cinema and Audiovisual course and I am currently venturing into the Faculty of Journalism.

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