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“The things we do for our kids”: Robert Downey Jr shaves His Head For His Next Project “The Sympathizer” to Play the role of a 5 Year Old

"The things we do for our kids": Robert Downey Jr shaves His Head For His Next Project "The Sympathizer" to Play the role of a 5 Year Old

Robert Downey Jr. will be making a comeback to the screens after he said goodbye to his iconic role as Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he would now be starring in The Sympathizer. The series is based on the novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen, and by the looks of it, the actor is more than ready to take on the role of the HBO series.

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Robert Downey Jr.

He showed on his social media just how dedicated the actor is to his new role. Revealing in his latest post on Instagram that he teamed up with his kids to fully commit to the role.

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Robert Downey Jr. Shaves His Head For The Sympathizer

Robert Downey Jr.

On Instagram, Robert Downey Jr. was seen posting a reel in which he talks to his kids about not wanting to wear a bald cap for his role and would rather shave his head off. In a spur, his youngest kids both shared a look with the actor and they were seen in a transition of event, preparing to give him a haircut. The actor was soon enough bald and had captioned in his post the things one does for their children. Freshly ready for the role, the actor seems set to take on his next big project, he thanked his kids and became a Jack-O’-Lantern.

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Robert Downey Jr. at an event

The novel on which the series is based relates the story of the South Vietnamese Government in 1975 and later events in American exile in Los Angeles through the perspective of a half-Vietnamese, half-French covert communist agent. It is set as a flashback in a tortured confession of a political prisoner. The spy is kept anonymous the whole time the story takes place, from the fall of Saigon to refugee camps and resettlement in Los Angeles to his period working as a film consultant in the Philippines to his eventual return to Vietnam and subsequent imprisonment.

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The Fans React To Robert Downey Jr.’s Dedication To The Role

Fans have been ever more excited to see the actor take on this new role while expressing how much they miss Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, they also appreciate how amazing his initiative to shave his head has been.

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Fans have gone on to say how they “love him 3000,” and would love to watch his show once it airs. They are all looking forward to the actor taking on this role.

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Source: Instagram

Written by Adya Godboley

An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is a content writer for Fandomwire. She is currently doing her Bachelor's of Arts in English Honours. Adya likes to read a lot and it would not be a surprise to see her spend her entire day playing Genshin Impact. Her articles range from Marvel, DC and movies to Mental Health Awareness.