Robert Downey Jr. campaigns for friends Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster

Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Robert Downey Jr. is campaigning to get his friends Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster a role in one of his upcoming films, it has been revealed.

According to a source, the 48-year-old actor wants to bring them into the Marvel universe, preferably in one of the 'Avengers' films, Radar Online reported.

The source claimed that it has been a long time dream of Downey Jr. to help Gibson and Foster to reach similar big box office heights like the ones he's achieved in recent years. (ANI)