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Vera Farmiga Sets Sights on ‘The Judge’

Thesp would play Downey's former girlfriend

Coming on the heels of her “Bates Motel” premiere, Vera Farmiga is now in negotiations to join Robert Downey Jr.and Robert Duvall in Warner Bros. “The Judge.”

Vincent D’Onofrio and Billy Bob Thornton also star in the pic with David Dobkin helming.  Project will be a co-production between Team Downey and Big Kid Pictures: Susan Downey, Dobkin and David Gambino are producing.

Dramedy follows a big-city lawyer who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder.  He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

Farmiga would play Downey’s former girlfriend.

Bill Dubuque has written the most recent draft, with Nick Schenk writing the original script.

Farmiga is already having a good week with “Bates Motel” attracting more than 3 million viewers in its premiere. She is repped by CAA and Authentic and Literary Management.

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