Robert Downey Jr.'s DC Series Attracts 60 Million Netflix Viewers in its First Month

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By Bri Constantino | More Articles Socially awkward straightedge fraud.
July 21, 2021  11:24 AM

A lot of fans are under the impression that there is no life for actors outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe but Iron Man actor Robert Downey has proven in the past month alone that he'll be able to find a great deal of success elsewhere and of all places, it happened within the DC universe. In case you haven't been keeping up with RDJ's career post-Avengers: Endgame, the actor is one of the producers of Netflix's Sweet Tooth which was based on the DC Comics title of the same name.


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Long before it premiered, Sweet Tooth was already causing quite the buzz on social media especially after fans learned that Downey "jumped ship" to DC after a successful MCU stint. Now, we still don't know what the future holds for the series but things are looking pretty great for Sweet Tooth from a streaming standpoint. 

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According to a report from the What's on Netflix Twitter account, Sweet Tooth attracted 60 million viewers during its first month alone, making it one of the most successful releases from the red and black streaming platform this year. Not only that, but the series which follows the tale of human/animal hybrids living in a post-apocalyptic world was able to surpass Marvel Studios' latest offering Loki in terms of streaming numbers.

Considering a number of Netflix releases this year received an underwhelming response from fans, the fact that Sweet Tooth was able to generate 60 million users is enough indicator that a Season 2 could be greenlit anytime soon. It also goes to show that RDJ actually has what it takes to continue pursuing the production side of things and I'm pretty sure he'll oversee more projects in the future.

All episodes of Sweet Tooth are now streaming on Netflix.



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