Robert Downey Jr. to Star in Richard Linklater’s ‘Man of the People’


Variety reported, Robert Downey Jr. is attached to star in Richard Linklater’s Man of the People. This film is based from an episode of  “Reply All” podcast from Gimlet Media.

Susan and Robert Downey Jr.’s Team Downey production company will team up with Annapurna Pictures to produce this film. As of right now, there’s no official title yet. Although, the story is based on Dr. John Brinkley’s life story. He claimed to be a medical doctor and conned people by promoting fake medicine and more.