The Next Perry Mason

Actor Robert Downey Jr. is undertaking a reboot of the Perry Mason franchise with the assistance of lawyer turned writer Marc Guggenheim ("Eli Stone"). Mr. Downey and Mr. Guggenheim will be preparing a big screen version of a Perry Mason film with an original script. Mr. Downey is likely to star as the Erle Stanley Gardner character in the Warner Brothers production. More here from the Hollywood Reporter.