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Monaghan Joins Downey Jr.'s Due Date
It's a Kiss Kiss Bang Bang reunion!

18 September 2009  |  Written by Chris Hewitt  |  Source: Variety

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Good news for fans of Shane Black’s wonderful comedic thriller, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang – which, of course, should include all right-thinking people (and, frankly, if you’re not a fan, stop reading this, go watch the film, become a fan and then come back here). Robert Downey Jr. and Michelle Monaghan are set to reunite in the new Todd Phillips comedy, Due Date.

Monaghan, so brilliant in Kiss Kiss as Harmony, today signed on to the road movie, which stars Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis as a mismatched duo racing across America in a desperate attempt to make the birth of Downey’s child.

Monaghan will play the pregnant wife, which we hope doesn’t mean that she gets little screen-time with Downey, for the two have more chemistry than Boots.

Filming starts on Monday, with the film scheduled for release next November; after filming wraps, Phillips and Galifianakis will head straight over to The Hangover 2.


 


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8?!!? 8 PERCENT??!?! WHO TAUGHT YOU MATH???!! More

Posted by lona_no_friends at 03:53 on 21 September 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Oh my God! Fantastic!!!
" Harry shut up you're not getting the part, Colin Farrell wants too much money." Downey and Monaghan worked very well together in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. More

Posted by JoeyPottr at 04:19 on 19 September 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Oh my God! Fantastic!!!
Came from the future. Ugly sucker, only says 'ficus'. More

Posted by mblaze at 17:00 on 18 September 2009 | Report This Post

Awesome, awesome and awesome. Cant wait for this!! Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is easily one of my favourite films of all time. Roll on Due Date! More

Posted by lona_no_friends at 16:35 on 18 September 2009 | Report This Post

Oh my God! Fantastic!!!
Yes!!!! I am so excited about this! I just can't wait. Robert and Michelle have the best on screen chemistry and they are just so cute together. With Robert, Michelle, Zach (Oh, I'm not even going to try for his last name G.) and Toddd Phillips. I'll definitly be there!!! I am so with my friend, the great EVIL MONKEY! Where can we buy tickets???????? More

Posted by annonymous at 11:40 on 18 September 2009 | Report This Post

Wow
Robert Downey Jr?? Michelle Monaghan?? Zach Gallifal..... Gillaful... Giveafu..... erm, that guy from The Hangover?? When can I buy tickets? More

Posted by Evil_Monkey25 at 10:46 on 18 September 2009 | Report This Post


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