Having played Marvel hero Iron Man for the last decade or so, actor and Hollywood icon Robert Downey Jr.
has made the jump to DC for Netflix
's upcoming post-apocalyptic series, Sweet Tooth
. Now, the actor, who is executive producing the series alongside Susan Downey
, has offered some insight into their approach adapting Jeff Lemire
's sweeping epic, why they felt they needed to make certain changes, and what attracted him to the project in the first place.
"We heard there was this great graphic novel series. And it just had this incredible emotional breadth of the storytelling."
Despite the Netflix adaptation deeming it necessary to make some changes from the source material, most notably adding several new characters and giving the show a much lighter tone than expected, Robert Downey Jr.. assures fans that it will stay true to what made Lemire's story so great.
"As we're starting to see the dailies,