Robert Downey Jr to lead Gravity

Robert Downey, Jr. in negotiations for new Cuaron film

Robert Downey Jr is circling the lead role in Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D sci-fi film Gravity.


The star will play the leader of a team housed on a remote space station. When the outpost is hit by a damaged satellite, the crew is killed leaving Downey Jr’s character and a female astronaut stranded in space.


The movie, which Cuarón penned with his son Jonás, will film in London this summer and be released in 3D.

Downey Jr will next be seen in Iron Man 2