His heroic sacrifice at the climax ofÂ Avengers: EndgameÂ saved the world, and served as a swansong forÂ Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.Â
However, that's not enough for some fans in Los Angeles, who have taken it upon themselves to lobby Marvel Studios to bring Tony back.Â
A billboard has popped up reading, "For Our Beloved Hero, Please Bring Back Tony Stark," along with the hashtag #BringBackTonyStarkToLife." Passersby have beenÂ tweeting picturesÂ of the massive message all day Thursday.
Cryptically, it also includes the date April 24, 2021Â -- this Saturday -- though nobody can figure out why.Â Â
WhileÂ hashtagÂ campaigns have led to a less scary lookingÂ Sonic The Hedgehog, and of courseÂ Zack Snyder's Justice League, it's far less likely Marvel Studios could be pressured into DowneyÂ making a cinematic return.Â
However, with the time-and-reality-spanningÂ LokiÂ series on Disney+'s horizon, anything is possible.Â
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