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Robert Downey Jr. makes film with Boyhood-director

Robert Downey Jr. makes film with Boyhood-director

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Robert Downey Jr. going to play the leading role in a movie of Boyhood-director Richard Linklater. The actor is also producing the film, which tells about the life of a scammer.

The film is based on a podcast, which the story described is from doctor John Brinkley, who made a career by lying about his education, fake prescribe drugs and advice he gave on the radio.

Eventually, it was the deception of Brinkley discovered by a colleague, Morris Fishbein, who for many years tried to Brinkley to expose.

It is not clear whether Downey Brinkley or how to apply the theory to play, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

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