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Dubuque Pens Downey Jr's "Judge"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday April 4th 2012 11:26PM

Bill Dubuque has been hired to pen a new draft of dramedy "The Judge" which is being setup as a Robert Downey Jr. vehicle at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Deadline.

Downey would play 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.

David Dobkin helms from a script by Nick Schenk. Downey Jr. and Susan Downey are producing.

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