Jon Favreau didn’t want Iron Man to die. Entertainment News

Jon Favreau urges the Russian brothers not to kill Iron Man.

The 55-year-old filmmaker and actor — who directed “Iron Man” and “Iron Man 2” and played Harold “Happy” Hogan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — read the script for “Avengers: Endgame” and was shocked. Calls out his fellow directors to urge Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) to reconsider his decision to sacrifice himself to restore the world and defeat Thanos, insisting that it’s not enough for many people. will “destroy”.

Speaking to Vanity Fair, Anthony Russo recalled: “Part of the pressure came from Jon Favreau, who called us after reading the script … and told us, ‘Are you really going to kill Iron Man? ?”

Joe Russo said: “I remember Favreau trying to talk to him on the phone at the corner of a stage. Because he’s like, ‘You can’t do that. It’s going to destroy people, and you make them Don’t want, you know, outside the theater and in traffic.’ We did it anyway.”

The directors previously revealed that Downey cried when they told him the news that his alter ego would be killed – but they backed the plan wholeheartedly.

Joe said: “When we started rolling down the pitch, and he died, Robert started crying. And when we were done, he said, ‘That f****** is awesome.’ That’s when we knew we had to do it because they felt it.”

Jeremy Renner – who, as Hawkeye, was one of the six original Avengers along with Downey, Chris Evans (Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk) and Chris Hemsworth (Thor) – previously acknowledged That he won’t watch ‘Avengers: Endgame’ again because it was such an emotional experience.

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He said: “I saw it at the premiere, but it was something for all of us to celebrate.

“We were all laughing and crying, and it was a lot, it was a lot to do. I’ll never see it again. It was a tough experience. We were all just giving a sob and we were laughing.”

“It’s amazing, we were like audience members, and it was awesome to experience. It was a lovely, beautiful experience to share.”