“Iron Man 4” is currently making headlines again after its notable absence in Marvel Studios much-anticipated panel at the annual San Diego Comic-Con 2016. Even though several fans are clamoring for the release of the “Iron Man” sequel, the future of the franchise remains uncertain.
At the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con, one of the highly anticipated panel was Marvel Studios. Although “Iron Man” fans expect that the studio will drop some information about the fourth installment of the franchise, no details have been revealed about the possible development and release of “Iron Man 4.”
‘Iron Man 4’ Development And Release Remain Uncertain
Despite the fact that “Iron Man” lead star Robert Downey Jr. has been absent in the past San Diego Comic-Con events, his recent no-show has ignited some questions about the future of the franchise. According to Vine Report, Marvel Studios dropped some updates and sneak peeks regarding the upcoming films for Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Unfortunately, no updates have been released regarding “Iron Man 4.” Instead, the Marvel panel focus on their upcoming movies such as “Black Panther,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “Doctor Strange” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”
Tony Stark To Be Replaced In ‘Iron Man 4’?
Even though Marvel Studios has yet to confirm the development of “Iron Man 4,” rumors have it that Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark character will be replaced by a Marvel supervillain. Based on the report of Ecumenical News , Marvel illustrator Alex Maleev recently sketched supervillain Dr. Doom wearing Stark’s Iron Man suit.