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Third ‘Iron Man’ and Beyond for Robert Downey Jr.?

ET Published: October 28, 2008

A trade report says Robert Downey Jr. has not only signed on for 'Iron Man 3,' but will star in another major Marvel superhero flick as well.

Daily Variety reports Downey Jr. will resume his saving-the-world duties in 'Iron Man 2' and its sequel. Plus, he’ll don the suit of iron to fight alongside Captain America, Thor and the Incredible Hulk in 'The Avengers,' says Variety.

'Iron Man 2' is expected in 2010, while 'The Avengers' is scheduled for a 2011 release, says the trade.

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