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'Green Lantern' Writer Marc Guggenheim To Pen 1930s-Set 'Perry Mason' For Robert Downey Jr.

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 17, 2012 4:08 PM
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Like every other A-lister in Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr. has quite a few projects on the go at any given moment, but the one that seems to be moving along quicker than others is the big screen version of "Perry Mason." It does have franchise potential, after all. The project was first announced last fall and it continues to move forward, as a writer has now been found.

Robert Downey Jr. To Get Lawyerly As 'Perry Mason' In Big Screen Adaptation

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 5, 2011 4:01 AM
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'Mr. Ed' Also Headed To The Multiplex, Of CourseSome actors use their newfound fame and clout to try and get more adventurous, ambitious stories movies made. And then there's Robert Downey Jr. If you had said in the late 1990s that the actor would become the star of two major tentpoles and one of the biggest actors in the world, you would have been laughed at. But the actor has not only rebounded, but been given the kind of second chance that pretty much never happens and he's not gonna screw it up with some indie flick. He's already done enough of those those. While he's got the "Sherlock Holmes" and "Iron Man" movies bringing home the bacon, he's now got another franchise ready vehicle lined up to keep the green stuff rolling in.

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