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Robert Downey Jr. Is Hotshot Lawyer in 'The Judge' Trailer

June 20, 2014 (7:20 am) GMT
Take a sneak peek at the estranged father and son duo who reconnects over the murder of the family's matriarch.

goes to court in the first trailer for family crime drama "". He plays a successful lawyer who returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of a murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

is tapped to play the estranged father. was initially courted to take on the role, but the notoriously picky actor eventually turned it down. David Dobkin directs the film and co-produces it with Downey Jr.'s wife Susan Downey.

Other cast members include , , , Jeremy Strong, , , and . The movie is scheduled to make its way out across the U.S. starting October 10.



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