"I'm so glad you brought this up, because there was some talk about it and I said 'let's not, '" Downey Jr. explained of a potential Oscar nomination.
"I couldn't even believe it was you", Malek, 38, replied.
Avengers: Infinity War was nominated in the same category in 2018, but lost to First Man.
Eleven years are the ones that Robert Downey Jr. has worked for Marvel studios.
Downey Jr. added with glee, 'that was so cool, ' before asking if there were any Mr. Robot fans in the audience as the crowd applauded.
Hilarious Family Feud Popeye And Popeye's DISASTER Mix Up | Ronnie And
She shouted, "Chicken!" She then started doing a celebratory dance thinking that she had won. 'Our survey says you got that right. I never thought that me just simply saying "chicken" and doing a little dance would go this insane .
Rush drummer Neil Peart dies aged 67
Neil Peart of Rush performs during the final show of the R40 Tour at The Forum on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. Legendary drummer Neil Peart of Rush has died at the age of 67, according to the CBC and Rolling Stone .
Stocks put Middle East tensions in rearview mirror, surge to record highs
In economic data, USA initial jobless claims declined more than a expected last week, underscoring the health of the labor market. The spotlight will move next to Friday's labor report, and economists expect it to show employers added 160,000 jobs last month.
Malek gives voice to a gorilla named Chee-Chee in the new film, based on the beloved child character of author Hugh Lofting, Doctor Dolittle, with Downey Jr.as the eccentric titular character.
Them teaming up on the movie also came about through their friendship, with Robert reaching out to Rami directly for the role rather than going through their agents.
'All of these roles from Chaplin to Dolittle now, Iron Man. The film is a success at the box office thanks to the great cast that forms it with a lot of big names, including Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Selena Gomez and Spider-Man star Tom Holland. And it's so good now as a result of all I care about is, when individuals see it, did they prefer it? Everything that you've done has not only been something that we as actors look up to and admire, but you have taken so many of us under your wing and I am so appreciative'.
Dolittle is in theaters Friday.