Robert Downey, Jr. to Receive MTV Generation Award at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards Next Weekend (#MovieAwards @MTV)

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MTVannounced that the remarkable Robert Downey Jr. will receive the MTV Generation Awardat the2015 MTV Movie Awards next weekend!

Downey Jr., known as one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors, will be presented the award by his Marvel’sAvengers: Age of Ultronco-stars Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner.

In advance of the film’s May 1, 2015 premiere, fans can also look forward to the world premiere of an exclusive 90-second clip from the blockbuster film that will be introduced by the cast during the telecast.

The MTV Generation Award is the “Movie Awards” highest honor, acknowledging an actor who has engaged the MTV audience throughout their career. Past recipients include Mark Wahlberg, Jamie Foxx, Johnny Depp, Reese Witherspoon, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Sandra Bullock, Mike Myers, Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey.

Marvel’sAvengers: Age of Ultroncast joins the star-studded line-up for this year’s show, including host Amy Schumer, Comedic Genius recipient Kevin Hart, Trailblazer Award recipient Shailene Woodley and confirmed presenters Miles Teller, Reese Witherspoon, Vin Diesel, Sofia Vergara and Jimmy Kimmel. Additional presenters and performers will be announced.

The 2015 MTV Movie Awards will once again officially kick-off the summer blockbuster season, promising to deliver yet another epically funny, explosive, over-the-top show that features fan favorite films, actors and musicians. Make sure to tune inLIVE on Sunday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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