DOWNEY’S £30m IRON MAN PAY­DAY

(…and he’s not even the main character)

Midweek Sport - - NEWS - By NEIL GOOD­WIN

HOL­LY­WOOD hunk Robert Downey Jr will re­port­edly pick up a THIRTY MIL­LION pound pay cheque to re­turn as Iron Man!

But this time, the cos­tumed su­per­hero will be a VIL­LAIN!

He’ll bat­tle for­mer pal Cap­tain Amer­ica – played by Chris Evans – in the third ad­ven­ture.

An in­sider re­vealed: “Downey’s con­tract was up but top ex­ec­u­tives were re­ally des­per­ate for him to stay as Iron Man. They did not want to re­cast the role.”

The new movie will be partly based on a Mar­vel comic book se­ries called Civil War.

In the film, Cap­tain Amer­ica goes on the run after bil­lion­aire Tony Stark – Iron Man’s true iden­tity – sup­ports a law forc­ing su­per­heroes to re­veal who they re­ally are un­der their suits.

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