Robert Downey Jr. is back in a new series, "The Sympathizer," based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Fans have been eagerly awaiting RDJ's return to the screen after the end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The new series is set during the end of the Vietnam War, and RDJ will play multiple roles.
A behind-the-scenes photo of RDJ with a red curly hairdo and receding hairline went viral.
RDJ possibly shaved his head to save time for makeup artists on set.
The series is directed by the acclaimed South Korean filmmaker, Park Chan-wook.
This is the first time RDJ and Park Chan-wook have worked together.
The series is a genre-blending work combining historical fiction and espionage thriller.
The series also stars Sandra Oh, Hoa Xuande, Fred Nguyen Khan, Toan Le, Vy Le, and Alan Trong, no release date announced yet.