After Tony's heart-wrenching death in Avengers: Endgame
, the MCU is experiencing a Robert Downey Jr.
sized hole. While the MCU started grappling with this loss in Spiderman: Far from Home, Marvel has yet to comprehensively address how Tony's death will impact other characters and projects. However, with the news that Ironheart is making its way from comic books to the small screen on Disney+
, the Iron Man
franchise is looking at a fresh face and new storyline to try and fill Tony's shoes with engineer and super-genius Riri Williams.
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While Ironheart will introduce fans to an entirely new cast of intelligent characters, including Riri who rival's Tony's intelligence herself, the Iron Man
trilogy featured some of the smartest side characters and villains in the MCU.