A 42-year-old man in Hong Kong has spent $50,000 to create an unnervingly life-like robot that bows, talks and ... looks like the "Avengers" star.
Costing about $1,610, plus monthly insurance and data fees, Pepper can recognize and respond to human emotions, and can even display some of its own.
Last weekend's most successful movie in American theaters? Real Steel. Transformers: Dark of the Moon now the fourth most successful movie of all time? There's only one thing we can take from these seemingly-freak occurrences: America loves robots. Maybe the movie industry should capitalize on this newfound fad.