Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland have joined their “Avengers” castmates in speaking with 6-calendar year-aged Bridger Walker, who saved his younger sister from an attacking pet dog on July 9.
Bridger’s aunt, Nicole Noel Walker, to start with caught the attention of “Captain America” actor Chris Evans with an Instagram submit on July 12 in which she tagged a number of “Avengers” actors. Walker questioned them to offer words and phrases of encouragement to Bridger, who experienced numerous bites to his head and necessary 90 stitches soon after protecting his more youthful sister.
Ever because, Walker has documented every single discussion in between the stars and Bridger via social media. On July 16, Walker shared that Evans had despatched Bridger a video clip message in which he promised to give him an genuine Captain America defend, and now Downey Jr. and Holland have adopted match.
In a video concept to Bridger, Downey Jr., who performs Iron Person, tried to one-up Evans’ present.
“Bridger, you are a rockstar,” Downey Jr. claimed. “I hear [Captain America] sent a defend your way. I’m likely to do one particular greater, you get in touch with me on your next birthday. I have acquired some thing special for you.”
“Spider-Man” star Tom Holland hopped on a online video call with Bridger, who dressed up in total Spidey garb.
“I want to say you are so courageous, mate,” Holland reported. “We are all so happy of you, and your very little sister is so blessed to have a person like you.”
Holland then invited Bridger to occur to established throughout the filming of the future “Spider-Man” film.
“We’re going to be capturing ‘Spider-Person 3’ and if you at any time want to occur to set and hold out and see the Spider-Gentleman match up shut, you’re generally welcome,” Holland said.
Mark Ruffalo, Brie Larson, Robbie Amell, and Grant Gustin also commented on Walker’s unique submit, commending Bridger’s bravery and calling him a genuine superhero.
“People who place the properly-beings of other people in entrance of by themselves are the most heroic and thoughtful persons I know. I definitely respect and admire your braveness and your coronary heart,” Ruffalo wrote. “Real courage is not dominating men and women or preventing against persons or strolling about like a tricky dude. Genuine braveness is realizing what is right to do and doing it even when it could finish up hurting you by some means. You are a lot more of gentleman than numerous, a lot of I have observed or known.”