Robert Downey Jr. On Marvel's "Avengers" Film: "If We Don't Get It Right, It's Really Going To Suck"

This week, MTV News named Robert Downey Jr. as the actor we're most thankful for this year, and we here at Splash Page couldn't agree more. After all, not only has Downey taken the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man and made it his own, there doesn't seem to be an actor more excited about not only his place in comics-based films, but the future of the genre as well.

The internet damn-near gave the actor a standing ovation when news broke last month about Downey not only signing on for "Iron Man 2", but also officially joining the cast of the absurdly-anticipated "The Avengers" movie. So naturally, we had to get Downey's take on the upcoming film that's destined to be the Holy Grail for Geekdom, and you can rest assured knowing that the actor is well-aware of how important the film will be to not only Marvel, but the comics community as a whole.

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