The ‘Iron Man’ actor crashes a panel at the online television festival to announce the premiere of date of a new TV show ‘Perry Mason’ starring Matthew Rhys.
AceShowbiz –Robert Downey Jr. made a surprise appearance at the “Perry Mason” panel on Friday, June 5, 2020 during the virtual ATX Television Festival to reveal the show’s premiere date.
The 55-year-old actor and his wife Susan are executive producers on the HBO show, which stars Matthew Rhys as the title character, and Robert’s cameo occurred when the moderator asked panellists when the show would premiere.
To everyone’s surprise, the “Iron Man” star popped up on the screen to answer the question, joking, “I have been on my heels for 92 minutes!”
“First I would like to say the usual: you’re welcome,” he added before revealing “Perry Mason” would debut on June 21 at 9 P.M. ET on the primetime network.
“That’s the slot, by the way. That 9 P.M. Sunday slot, that’s the good one,” he added.
Back in January, it was announced the “Avengers: Endgame” actor and his wife and production partner had signed a one-year deal to create and develop new projects with the premium cable network.
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