Robert Downey, Jr. is the New Doctor Dolittle!

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Robert Downey, Jr. has signed on to play eccentric animal lover Doctor Dolittle in a new movie.

The Iron Man star has taken the lead in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, which is based on the 1920s children’s books about a veterinarian who can talk to animals.

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Eddie Murphy most recently played the role on the big screen and Rex Harrison portrayed Dr. Dolittle in a classic 1967 movie.

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Oscar-winning screenwriter Stephen Gaghan will direct the movie from his own script, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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