Robert Downey, Jr. Iron Man’s Out His Problems

He’s a man with a plan. But Robert Downey Jr. won’t say what that is. “Every time I’ve told my plans to God, he’s responded with a belly laugh,” he tells Parade magazine. So I don’t want to get caught doing that again.”

But going big box office is clearly on the list, as Downey is giddy at the machine behind the comic-book adaptation of his Iron Man. “I’m looking at all these posters of the movies I’ve seen with my son and thinking, Damn! I could do that!…[I’m] tired of working my butt off doing films nobody sees.

His roller-coaster ride into the Hollywood underbelly now complete, Downey now uses his past to fuel his future. And who doesn’t love when a ballbuster goes blockbuster?