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Universal Pictures won an auction for The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, with Robert Downey Jr playing the title character and Stephen Gaghan directing and rewriting a Tom Shepherd script based on the 1920s children's books by Hugh LoftingJoe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum will produce for their Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, alongside Susan Downey from Team Downey. Several studios chased this one hard. I’d heard Fox (which made the 1967 Rex Harrison film and the redo films that… »

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