Jon Favreau wants Robert Downey Jr. to win the Oscar for the performance of 'Avengers: Endgame'

Actor-director Jon Favreau He said 'Avengers: Endgame' the star Robert Downey Jr deserves a Oscar For his performance in the movie.

The 52-year-old filmmaker and the 54-year-old actor are recognized for the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the 2008 hit 'Iron Man'.

Favreau also acted with Downey Jr as Tony Stark's friend and personal driver, Happy Hogan in the MCU films.

During an interview with an American media company, Favreau He said if Downey Jr is nominated in the best actor category at the Oscar s next year, he will definitely vote for him.

Surely you have my vote. I think he was able to discover and explore the dimensions of the character throughout many, many films, which is a bit of his own category, he said.

But I have to say that if you look, especially how he started and how he ended up in his performances between the first and 'End of the game', there was a very serious arc for the character, both in his performance and in how the filmmakers contributed to that character, he added.

Favreau is preparing for the release of his next director, Disney's live remake of 'Lion King' , which is scheduled to be released next month.