Robert Downey Jr.
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Iron Man might be invincible but actor Robert Downey Jr.
is far from it.
The 47-year-old actor injured his ankle while filming Iron Man 3
"Robert Downey Jr. sustained an ankle injury on the set of Iron Man 3
in Wilmington, North Carolina while performing a stunt. There will be a short delay in the production schedule while he recuperates," Marvel Studios said in a statement.
The third installment of the superhero franchise
is currently scheduled for a May 3, 2013 release and stars Ben Kingsley
, Gwyneth Paltrow
, Don Cheadle
, Guy Pearce
and Rebecca Hall