Captain America Civil War: Robert Downey Jr. hosts screening charity contest
You’re used to seeing Robert Downey Jr. in a different kind of suit, but the Iron Man actor has traded in his armor for big floppy ears and a purple sweater to announce a charity contest for a private screening of Captain America: Civil War.
In a promo he says was shot on Easter (which explains the bunny suit — although not to the alarmed alpaca at 0:17), the actor revealed the name of a new charity, Random Act Funding, overseen by him and his wife, Susan. This year it will be raising money for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, Make-A-Wish, and the Anti-Recidivism Coalition.
Last year, a similar program raised $2 million for Julia’s House, a children’s hospice care charity.
Fans who donate more than $10 will be entered to win a chance at Downey’s grand prize, which includes a special Civil War screening hosted by the actor. (Bunny suit optional, presumably.)
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The prize also includes a photo shoot with Downey (props included — although what that means isn’t specified.) He’ll also fly winners to New York, put them up in a 4-star hotel, and take them to a pizza party at his favorite New York restaurant. In addition, they’ll be invited to attend Downey’s taping of an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Here’s where you can enter: http://Omaze.com/RDJ.
Captain America: Civil War opens on May 6.