Robert Downey Jr is ready to make a transition from iron man to singing man. According to his spokesperson, the actor has signed up for a musical of Warner Bros..
The film’s music will be written by Brain Yorkey and Tom Kitt, the team behind the Broadway musical Next to Normal.
The story line, according the Hollywood Reporter, is about a couple of Broadway songwriters whose musical flops and they are forced to work at a theatre camp.
Robert Downey, Jr. has sung on several soundtracks in his films such as Chaplin, Too Much Sun, Two Girls and a Guy, Friends and Lovers and The Singing Detective. His song Snake is a part of the Ally McBeal album For Once in My Life. He has a full album to his credit released in 2005 called Futuristic.
Robert Downey Jr was always known as a very talented actor who went off the rails due to his addiction problems. He has been in and out of probation for his drug addiction from 1996 to 2003. He made a remarkable recovery both in terms of career and life. He is one of the busiest actors of Hollywood today.
His title role as Iron Man which premiered in the spring of 2008, made almost $100 million in the United States and Canada during its opening weekend. He followed it up with Iron Man 2 in 2010. In addition to receiving commercial success, Downey's performance in the films received rave reviews. He is slated to appear in third Iron Man movie.
He has won two Golden Globe awards, one for his role in Ally McBeal and the other for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the movie of the same name. He was also nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Tropic Thunder.