Although everyone believes that Iron Man (2008) is Robert Downey Jr’s most important film, there is a previous one that saved his film career.
Currently if anyone thinks of Robert Downey Jr, surely the Marvel Studios character comes to mind Iron Man / Tony Stark. Since he has played the billionaire genius many times and had a shocking ending in Avengers: Endgame (2019). That is why everyone believes that it is the great role of his life. But don’t forget a 2005 movie titled Kiss kiss bang bang, where he was able to show that he was a very charismatic actor and also left his dark past behind, along with the issue of drugs and problems with the law.
In Kiss kiss bang bang the actor Robert Downey Jr plays Harry lockhart, a petty criminal who stumbles upon an audition for a movie while eluding the police and ends up winning the role. He must work alongside a private investigator named Perry van shrike (Val Kilmer) to better prepare the film. But they both come across a very real conspiracy.
The labyrinthine crime drama of Shane black (creator of Lethal Weapon), has all the hallmarks of his job, from a festive setting to the clever exchanges thrown between the two main characters that bounce off each other seamlessly. The movie had a modest gross of about $ 15 million. But thanks to her, Jon favreau became obsessed with what Robert Downey Jr will interpret Hombre de Hierro A few years later.
Now they want to do the sequel.
The new information ensures that Robert Downey Jr hopes to make a sequel to Kiss kiss bang bang, since the first installment left the plot open. In addition, both the director Shane black as the actor they need a big success after their last failures as they are Predator (2018) and The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle (2020). Although the first installment was not as successful as expected, over the years it has gained a large following and is considered a cult work. So in principle Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2 may be a great idea.
Meanwhile they are also preparing Sherlock Holmes 3, where we will see again the best researcher in the world played by Robert Downey Jr.