Tony Stark was the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first hero and he left us on the finish of Avengers: Endgame. The official script for Avengers: Endgame is now being dissected, due to Disney posting it as a part of awards consideration. One half that is now catching consideration is the part after Tony’s snap, when he is dying.
Tony’s closing phrases spoken on display aren’t within the script — possibly one other Robert Downey Jr. improvisation, considered one of many — and his closing ideas are unstated. However the closing sentence that runs by way of his thoughts is famous in italics on web page 135 of the script. Simply two phrases to Pepper Potts, and they’re heartbreaking.
That is after Rhodey rushes to Tony, then Peter Parker has his speech that it is OK, “Mr. Stark, we gained. You probably did it, sir.” On display, Tom Holland provides “I am sorry, Tony.” After Peter leaves, Pepper Potts kneels down and says “Hey.” Tony’s closing spoken phrases on display are a pained “Hey, Pep.” Pepper will get the replace that Tony’s life capabilities are vital. That is when she smiles and says, “Tony, take a look at me. We will be okay…” Within the script, here is how he reacts to that:
That is his closing thought — “I am sorry,” famous in italics the script.
She touches his face and leans in to kiss him, then tells him “You may relaxation now.” The script notes when she pulls again, she will be able to see his eyes are mounted and glassy. Every little thing goes quiet and the heroes collect, “the complete weight of what is occurred dawning on them.”
Chills! Learn that part of the script on this screenshot, and browse the entire thing on Disney’s awards consideration web page.
Avengers: Endgame co-director Joe Russo made his case for why Robert Downey Jr. deserves an Oscar for his efficiency, however RDJ made his personal case with what’s on display. There’s a lot unstated. “I am sorry.” He should be so sorry to go away Pepper and their daughter Morgan behind. He wished to remain out of it, retire from being a hero and simply dwell like a traditional husband and father who beloved his household 3000. However in the end his arc was the alternative of Steve Rogers’ story — Tony needed to die, the Endgame writers argued, and Cap needed to lastly begin residing.