What do you give the guy you already gave $50 million to star in your movie? It has to be something huge, literally.
That, we assume, is why Marvel decided to give Robert Downey Jr. a 30-foot-tall "A" that adorned the Stark/Avengers Tower in The Avengers. Well that, and he asked for it.
In a new interview with the BBC, Downey revealed that he received the giant prop as a gift from Marvel after joking that he wanted it.
"On the last Avengers, there's this scene where there's this 'A' which is probably 30 feet tall, and I'm looking at it, and we're shooting in England, and I go, 'I need that in my office in Venice,' " Downey said. "About two weeks ago, a wheeler showed up, I'm like, 'What the heck is this doing here?' And they go, 'This is the 'A' you asked for.' And I go, 'They brought it?' So now we have a massive Avengers 'A' that will be prominently placed."
Marvel does really know how to give a gift, though. Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn even got an Infinity Stone for his birthday.
Over in the DC movies world, not so much. Ben Affleck reportedly wanted a batsuit from Batman v. Superman and was told he'd have to pay $100,000. Maybe that will change if Batman v. Superman brings in more than a billion dollars like The Avengers did.