Robert Downey Jr. will star in a film of boyhood-director by Richard Linklater. The actor also produces the film which tells about the life of a crook.
The film is based on a podcast, in which the story has been described by Dr. John Brinkley made that career by lying about his training, wrote fake medicines and gave advice on the radio.
Eventually Brinkley deception was discovered by a colleague, Morris Fishbein, who tried for years to expose Brinkley.
It is not clear whether or Fishbein Downey Brinkley will play, writes The Hollywood Reporter.