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Robin Williams To Join Cast Of Wedding Comedy 'Gently Down The Stream'?

  • By Simon Dang
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  • June 23, 2011 2:19 AM
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Film roles for Robin Williams have been few and far between over the past decade with the '90's box-office monster mostly limiting himself to independent fare or supporting roles (and we'll politely forget "Old Dogs" ever existed). While it's not exactly a major leading role or anything, the comedian now looks set to edge closer to the spotlight starring alongside some big names for "The Bucket List" helmer Justin Zackham's upcoming wedding comedy "Gently Down The Stream."

Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Katherine Heigl & Amanda Seyfried Starring In 'Gently Down The Stream'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 12, 2011 8:03 AM
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There's a basic appeal to the idea of the team-up movie. Since the dawn of fan fiction, people have dreamed of combining their favorite heroes, and it's proved to be lucrative big-screen niche, from "Godzilla vs.King Kong" and "Alien vs. Predator" to next summer's "The Avengers." So it only makes sense that we'd eventually get a female-driven version of the genre, and by combining a trio of the biggest stars in the rom-com world, along with an acting legend, that seems to be what the producers of "Gently Down the Stream" are doing: it's like "The Avengers," but with stars of terrible romantic comedies.

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