Vera Farmiga Joins ‘The Judge’

The ‘Bates Motel’ star will play a waitress who has a past with Robert Downey Jr.’s character in director David Dobkin’s drama.

Vera Farmiga joins The Judge
Vera Farmiga joins The Judge
Bates Motel star Vera Farmiga has signed on to star in The Judge for Warner Bros. and director David Dobkin.

Robert Downey Jr. stars as a big city lawyer who returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral, where he learns that his father (Robert Duvall), the local judge, is the prime suspect in her death. Vera Farmiga will play a waitress who never left the small town, and has a connection to the attorney's past. Vincent D'Onofrio also stars in the drama.

David Dobkin is directing from a screenplay by Nick Schenk (Gran Torino), with Robert Downey Jr. producing alongside his wife Susan Downey. Production will begin this June in Boston.

Aside from starring in A&E's Bates Motel, Vera Farmiga will next be seen in director James Wan's The Conjuring, opening in theaters nationwide July 19.

The Judge was released October 10th, 2014 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Billy Bob Thornton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester. The film is directed by David Dobkin.

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  1. thedude-abides

    Like how this one is shaping up.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

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