Tom Holland On How His Brother Got Robert Downey Jr.’s Original Iron Man Helmet

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Many that have worked on the Marvel Studios’ projects have shared frequently how they’re like a family and have stayed in contact in-between productions. Sometimes we get photos of them hanging out during or outside of production, but Tom Holland‘s story during the latest episode of Hot Ones might be one of the more curious. It seems that his family ended up with Robert Downey Jr.’s original Iron Man helmet, which he believes is the “holy grail” souvenir. He shares the story in how he, or ratehr his little brother Patty, received it as a gift.

My favorite souvenir was actually given to me. Well it wasn’t given to me, it was given to my little brother Patty. When Black Panther was coming out, Robert Downy Jr. was making Dr. Doolittle in London, he was staying down the road from where I live. And he invited us to a screening of Black Panther at his house. When Patty comes running into the room, and he’s holidng the original Iron Man helmet, and Downey had given it to him as a gift.

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Poor Tom Holland, he really had to fight through this interview with those hot wings. Yet, you can still see how emotional he gets talking about how important that moment felt to him as a later addition to the franchise, especially with the close relationship he built with Robert Downey Jr. throughout his time with the franchise.

You can watch Tom Holland‘s full interview on the Hot Ones, as he suffers through spicy wings:

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