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Robert Downey Jr. prepares a new version of “Vertigo”, the Hitchcock classic

According to the specialized magazine Deadline, Paramount Pictures is developing the adaptation of the thriller that follows the story of a retired detective with a fear of heights who is tasked with investigating a woman who appears to be possessed by a spirit.

Steven Knightcreator of the series Peaky Blinderswill be in charge of writing the script for the project that Downey co-produces with his wife, susan downey, and his studio Team Downey, as well as the production company Davis Entertainment. Downey could also star in the film and play the detective that in 1958 the American actor -winner of two Oscars- James Stewartgave life.

The story of hitchcock It had its premiere at the San Sebastián International Film Festival and although it was little valued at the time, it has now become a classic film in the career of the filmmaker nicknamed the “master of suspense”.

Robert Downey Jr. He is known for giving life to the egotistical Marvel superhero Iron Man. With that character he was part of the film Avengers: Endgameone of the biggest box office successes in history having reached 2,799 million dollars at the global box office since its premiere in 2019. Since then the actor has only been seen in the film dolittlewhich he starred in with Antonio Banderas and Michael Sheen.

Other notable roles in your career are the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes from the films directed by Guy Ritchieas well as his interpretation of Charles Chaplin in the 1992 film of the same name.

In addition, in the last stage of his career he has stood out for his work as a producer, being involved in projects for film and television such as the series sweet tooth either Perry Masonor the movie which he also acts.


Source: Elcomercio

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