Robert Downey, Jr. Signs On To Two 'Avengers' Sequels
Marvel Studios announced the news on Thursday but didn't mention making an "Iron Man 4."
Downey, Jr.'s "Iron Man 3" made more than $1 billion in global ticket sales, making it the second biggest superhero flick of all time - after "The Avengers."
Rumors circulated that Downey, Jr. delayed signing a deal unless he received a big enough paycheck for the project. He told GQ magazine earlier this year that he made $50 million for the first "Avengers" movie.
The actor recently joked about asking fans to contribute to funding "Iron Man 4," saying: "(My) buddies told me there was a Kickstarter thing, and so if you wanna see a sequel please go to Kickstarter.com and put in your vote."
Downey, Jr. was referring to Zach Braff, who successfully raised funds for a "Garden State" sequel, prompting various celebs to launch their own crowdsourcing projects.
Meanwhile, Downey, Jr. reportedly just signed a $12 million deal with HTC to market the company's smartphone.