‘I just never want to blow it… by dropping the ball because I decided to go do it one more time,’ the 52-year-old said according to news.com.au
In an article published Saturday, he reportedly acknowledged his superhero ‘fatigue,’ before confessing: ‘I just want to hang up my jersey before it’s embarrassing.
Although the father-of-three has been described as the ‘Godfather,’ of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he was far from positive about his future with the franchise.
The actor is already signed on to star in Avengers 3 and Avengers 4, but said he’ll only keep doing the films if he feels enthused.
Having not played the sole lead in a film since 2014, Robert hinted he’d slowed down to focus on raising his two youngest kids (son Exton, 5 and daughter Avri, 2).
Future in doubt: ‘I just never want to blow it… by dropping the ball because I decided to go do it one more time,’ the 52-year-old was reported as saying recently.
While he failed to muster any enthusiasm about his future with Marvel, he appeared to be bowled over and full of praise for Tom Holland, 21.
‘He’s enthusiastic, bright and gifted, a very physically talented guy by virtue of his dance and acrobatic background,’ he gushed of the new Spiderman.
Robert also spoke excitedly about the young actor’s ability to bring a new, fresh take to a character that has been played by three people in ten years.’He’s enthusiastic, bright and gifted: While he failed to muster enthusiasm about his future with Marvel, but was full of praise for Tom Holland’s performance in Spiderman: Homecoming
For that same ten-year period, the 52-year-old has been playing Iron Man and he confirmed there’s no plans for a fourth standalone entry.
The series marked the once-embattled actor’s triumphant return to blockbuster status, having faced several drug-related arrests through the late 90’s and early 2000’s.
With his legacy clearly restored in the eyes of Hollywood, Robert has nothing left to prove.”