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Robert Downey Jr. is producing a 1980s rehab drama for Showtime

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Robert Downey Jr. is coming to the small screen. Well, in a way.

EW has confirmed that Showtime is developing a drama from Gary Lennon, Robert Downey Jr., and Susan Downey’s Team Downey, along with Sony Pictures TV. The untitled drama, written by Lennon, is set in 1983 and follows a rehab community in Venice Beach, where drugs and alcohol aren’t exactly hard to come by. (Art imitates life!)

Amanda Burrell joins Lennon and the Downeys as an executive producer, with Chris Mammolito on board as a co-executive producer.

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