Universal Wins ‘The Voyage Of Doctor Dolittle’ With Robert Downey Jr The Critter Whisperer

Universal Wins ‘The Voyage Of Doctor Dolittle’ With Robert Downey Jr The Critter Whisperer
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 Lofting. Joe 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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