The key characters of the film Robert Downey Jr. are Sherlock Holmes and Iron man. Now the actor will try to glorify one character. It became known today that Downey Jr. will play a major role in a new project at Universal Pictures — “the Journey of Dr. Doolittle” (“The Voyage ofDoctor Dolittle”).
The Director of the project appointed Stephen Hagan (“Gold”). He also entrusted to write a new script based on the script of Tom shepherd. He in turn drew inspiration from a series of children’s books 1920-ies of authorship Hugh Lofting.
The main character of the books of Lofting Dr. Dolittle — a doctor who lives in a fictional village in England and is able to talk to animals. Among close friends of the doctor, in addition to people, there is a pig, a duck and an owl.
Recall that in 1998, on the big screen was released the film “Dr. Doolittle” with Eddie Murphy in the title role. The tape was a success and spent on its creation 70 million dollars in rental earned about 300 million.
Let’s see whether the film with Robert Downey Jr. to get close to this result.
Previously, we wrote about the fact that Robert Downey Jr. will be Dr. fraud.