Jackson Wang decided to call into Joe Russo’s live stream to ask the director to bring Iron Man back. Fans of the rapper know he’s all about the armored Avenger, but they couldn’t have asked him to spring that question on the Avengers: Endgame filmmaker on the spot like that. It’s not hard to believe because so many fans of the character just want one more adventure with Tony Stark. But, that’s unlikely to happen at this juncture. Russo said as much after Wang’s spirited plea on the Livestream. His call quickly trended on Weibo as fans felt the pain themselves. More action than people expected out of a Wednesday for sure.
“My favorite character is Ironman,” he told Russo. “Is there a teeny tiny percentage chance that he might come back? Honestly, get him back, right now!”
Robert Downey Jr. left the door slightly cracked on the possibility of a return earlier this year. Fans are holding out hope that the impossible can come true.
"I'm not sure. Are we in bargaining now?" Downey said of his Marvel Studios contract being fulfilled. "I am so pleased, just that, I wound up where I have. I’m very fortunate so, I’m not the kind of guy who — I want to try to keep it classy. We'll see."
#JacksonWang calls in to #Avengers: #EndGame co-director #JoeRusso’s livestream and shares, “My favorite character is Ironman. Is there a teeny tiny percentage chance that he might come back? Honestly, get him back, right now!”#王嘉尔 pic.twitter.com/SZCaI6p42Y— c-drama tweets (@dramapotatoes) April 30, 2020
Despite his effective retirement from the role, the Iron Man actor remains touched that so many fans loved his take on the character. There's something to be said about the connection the MCU has with its fans.
"It was all there in the universe, to begin with, and that's why I think the Marvel comics have been so numinous to kids and grownups and people," he shared. "There's this love for it because it speaks to the world but it also speaks to the democratic American projected dream, which is far more complicated than that (laughs), but there's an ideal there that's always been trying to express itself, and strangely, in some ways, the best of it has been expressed in these little two-hour segments of entertainment."
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Would you love to see Iron Man make a grand return? Let us know down in the comments! Check out Jackson Wang’s fans reacting below:
Who among us hasn't wished for it
"GET HIM BACK!"
-Jackson Wang on the Russo Bros about Iron Man's death.
THIS IS SO HILARIOUS 😂 he's like a kid demanding his toy back HELPpic.twitter.com/CkEPKAjGt0— dan 🌟 (@gotjinson) April 30, 2020
He just loves Iron Man
it was a short live with Jackson wang and marvel russo !! Jackson even asked if there's a chance for ironman to comeback to the scene or not and russo said we are not that very sure . Awww little kid in his heart with so much of curiosity about marvel stories❤️❤️— 킹스니✨🌙 𝓵𝓲𝔃𝔃𝔂 (@wangbbaess) April 30, 2020
Jackson sang a little bit of I Love You 3000 for Joe then went ‘OH MY GOD’😝🤣🙈😽My cute Iron Man I do love you 3000 （Jackson said i love you 3000 is really a lot of love 🤣）@JacksonWang852 ❤️🔥🌟👑🍓🎧#JacksonWang Hope he had fun😽 pic.twitter.com/IL1f41GwBc— ●◐☾王嘉爾健康快樂我就幸福快樂❤️🔥🌟👑🍓🎧 (@Jacky__py021009) April 30, 2020
Fans are trying to see it
Oh, we will
if iron man comes back everyone can thank jackson wang for that 😌😌— #☆ ☾ ✰ (@YUGJ4E) April 30, 2020
I love Iron man too @JacksonWang852 I want him back too!!!!!— 𝓙𝓲𝓙𝓲 🍹 𝒯𝑒𝓆𝓊𝒾𝓁𝒶 𝒮𝓊𝓃𝓇𝒾𝓈𝑒 🍹 (@Praew_Vira) April 30, 2020
I just heard @JacksonWang852 interacting with Joe @Russo_Brothers nd OMG I'M SO FREAKING EMO! ILY3000 Jackson nd Marvel! I'm a MCU fan nd this interaction JUST MADE MY DAY!!! MY BOI EVEN ASKED BOUT CHANCES OF IRON MAN COMING BACK MY GOD I'M IN TEARS 😭💖 I STAN THE RIGHT PEOPLE!!— Saumyaaa (@stanangelz) April 30, 2020
Keep the dream alive Jackson
That's real talk
Maybe they'll listen?
Listened to @JacksonWang852 asking Anthony Russo about possibility that Iron man might return one day..... ❤— Ping Lee (@LePingy) April 30, 2020
We all want the best for him
Awwwwww how cute is he. His fav character in Marvel "Iron man" and he was asking for Iron man to come back— 王princessbb♡ (@wangprincessbb) April 30, 2020
Cause I'm you are my iron man and i love you 3000https://t.co/36sZJuWxKY— 🌼คิมดัลคยอมพลอย ft.บั้มไซน์shopee✨ (@KimPloYG) April 26, 2020
JACKSON WANG HAS TASTE !! Les gens qui préfèrent iron man c ceux qui réussissent dans la vie pic.twitter.com/iLDrwRV7ph— jiang sophie ⎊ (@jiangpdkn) April 30, 2020
Giant Iron Man fan
Flashbacks aren't enough
Iron Man SHOULD really come back, flashbacks are not enough😭😭😭.April 30, 2020
If you had a chance to help write the script for the next Avengers movie, how would the story go?
WAIT A SEC!
jackson: "I'm your ironman and i love you 3000" 🎶April 28, 2020
Jackson wang is my iron man— YES LU • 王嘉爾 (@wjechan) April 30, 2020
Well, look at who it is
Guess who is trending in Weibo 😂♥️ ~April 30, 2020