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‘The Judge’ Review: Like a Lifetime Movie, But For Hardcore Robert Downey, Jr. Fans Warner Bros. It’s easy enough to imagine the pitch meeting that led to the creation of David Dobkin’s The Judge: simply picture someone, anyone, it doesn’t matter who, standing in front of a loose assembly of Hollywood brass, spouting off something like, “he’s a judge, but he’s about to be on trial.” You can almost hear the sighs. “But Robert Downey, Jr. wants to star in it.” Cue clapping, the signing of a budget (is this how Hollywood pitch meetings go? no, but go with it) and lots of big smiles. The Judge! He’s a judge, but he’s about to be on trial! With Robert Downey, Jr.!

‘The Judge’ Review: Like a Lifetime Movie, But For Hardcore Robert Downey, Jr. Fans Warner Bros. It’s easy enough to imagine the pitch meeting that led to the creation of David Dobkin’s The Judge: simply picture someone, anyone, it doesn’t matter who, standing in front of a loose assembly of Hollywood brass, spouting off something like, “he’s a judge, but he’s about to be on trial.” You can almost hear the sighs. “But Robert Downey, Jr. wants to star in it.” Cue clapping, the signing of a budget (is this how Hollywood pitch meetings go? no, but go with it) and lots of big smiles. The Judge! He’s a judge, but he’s about to be on trial! With Robert Downey, Jr.!

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David Dobkin to Direct Hugh Hefner Biopic for Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – No stranger to putting on a big party, “Wedding Crashers” helmer David Dobkin looks ready to take aim at one of the great hosts of our time. Dobkin (pictured) is in talks to direct Warner Bros.’ untitled biopic about Hugh Hefner, the bon vivant and mogul who founded Playboy magazine in 1953 and built the... 6 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Dax Shepard Joins WB's 'The Judge'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Robert Downey Jr. anchors Warner Bros.‘ The Judge, the David Dobkin-directed project about a lawyer who returns home after his mother’s death only to learn that his estranged father, the town’s judge (Robert Duvall), is suspected of murder. Dax Shepard joins a cast that includes Vincent D’Onofrio and Vera Farmiga. 7 years 16 weeks ago via brucelee
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Billy Bob Thornton to Prosecute Robert Duvall in 'The Judge' (EXCLUSIVE)

Billy Bob Thornton
variety.com – Having played several breakers of the law, Billy Bob Thornton is now ready to defend it, as the thesp is negotiating to join Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall in Warner Bros. dramedy “The Judge.” Vincent D’Onofrio also stars in the pic with David Dobkin helming. Project will be a co-production between Team Downey and... 7 years 17 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Robert Duvall To Co-Star With Robert Downey Jr. in 'The Judge' (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Robert Duvall is looking to lay down the law, as he is in final negotiations to play the father of Robert Downey, Jr. in Warner Bros. pic “The Judge.” David Dobkin is on board to direct. It will be a co-production between Team Downey and Big Kid Pictures. Susan Downey, David Dobkin, and David Gambino are producing.... 7 years 17 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Judge

Posted April 5th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes “The Judge,” which pairs two-time Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr. (“Chaplin,” “Tropic Thunder”) and Oscar winner Robert Duvall (“Tender Mercies,” “Crazy Heart”), starring together for the first time on the big screen. The film also stars Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (“Up in the Air,” “The Conjuring”) and Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton (“Sling Blade,” “Friday Night Lights”), and is directed by David Dobkin (“Wedding Crashers”).

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Warner Bros 'The Judge' Collars Scribe Bill Dubuque To Script Robert Downey Jr-Starrer

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros and Team Downey have set Bill Dubuque to write a new draft of The Judge, a dramedy that’s planned as a star vehicle for Robert Downey Jr., with David Dobkin directing. 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. 8 years 14 weeks ago via brucelee
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Colin Farrell Not Starring In 'Arthur & Lancelot'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Setting the leads for Arthur & Lancelot is proving as elusive as pulling the sword from the stone. Colin Farrell, who’d been in early talks to play Lancelot in the latest configuration of the David Dobkin-directed film for Warner Bros, is out. Scheduling is the reason, I’m told. There is a lot of prep and training required for the action heavy role of Lancelot, and it didn’t work out. 8 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'The Killing' Star Wins Lancelot Role in Warner Bros.' 'Arthur & Lancelot'

feedproxy.google.com – Joel Kinnaman will star for 'Wedding Crashers' director David Dobkin, who is writing and directing the Arthurian tale. 8 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen
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