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Robert Downey Jr.
Though Robert Downey Jr. is no doubt a hot commodity in Hollywood at the moment, the actor has no issue with returning to comedy; and this time he doesn't have to get all blackface.
Robert Downey Jr. Joins Due Date
Warner Bros. has picked up Robert Downey Jr. to star opposite Zach Galifianakis in the Todd Phillips-directed comedy Due Date.
Written by Alan R. Cohen and Alan Freedland and revised by Adam Sztykiel, Due Date will have Downey play an expectant father on a road trip with a mismatched partner, racing to get to the birth of his first child. The mismatched partner will be Galifianakis.
Phillips describes the film as a "buddy comedy without the buddies."