Christopher Nolan dislosed that he has always wanted to work with Robert Downey Jr.

Actor Robert Downey Jr. received high appreciation from Christopher Nolan, who also had some special things to say about his choice to play Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

Christopher Nolan expressed his desire to collaborate with the actor in an interview with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show.

He also called the actor's choice to play Iron Man "one of the most consequential casting decisions that's ever been made in the history of the movie business."

Christopher Nolan discussed Robert Downey Jr. on The Late Show and remarked, "I've always wanted to work with him." That has always been evident in his work. He is equally charismatic as Tony Stark."

"Him playing Iron Man is one of the most consequential casting decisions that’s ever been made in the history of the movie business. I wanted to give him the opportunity to lose himself in a part, lose himself in another human being the way great actors love him.” 

Robert Downey Jr. became well-known throughout the world for his roles as Tony Stark/Iron Man in eleven MCU movies, ranging from Iron Man to Avengers: Endgame.

Christopher Nolan further added, “He has this incredible generosity of spirit. It means when he’s in a scene with other people he’s making sure they are all doing their best, that they are all able to bring their best to the table. He’s helping them clarify those emotional connections.” 

Robert Downey Jr. is nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards next month, and his portrayal of Lewis Strauss in Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer is expected to be a big favorite.