Warner Bros. is currently developing a new dramedy for Robert Downey Jr. to star in called The Judge. The studio just brought on Bill Dubuque to write a new draft of the script for director David Dobkin (The Change Up, Wedding Crashers). In case you were wondering, the original script was first written by Nick Schenk (Gran Torino).
Deadline says that the drama centers on "a big-city lawyer who returns home after the death of his mother to learn that his estranged father, a judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before."
Downey Jr. is not only going to star in the film, but he'll be producing it alongside his wife, Susan Downey. The next film we'll see Downey Jr. in is The highly anticipated superhero film The Avengers, the next movie he'll start shooting is Iron Man 3. There's also a big possibility that he'll take on the role of Gepetto in Tim Burton's Pinocchio.
I love that the actor has made this massively huge comeback. He's incredibly fun to watch in the films he stars in, and this seems like a great project for him.