Vera Farmiga is in talks to star opposite Robert Downey Jr in The Judge, according to reports.
The comedy drama features the Iron Man star as a successful lawyer whose mother is murdered.
The Up In The Air actress Vera would play Robert's former girlfriend, Variety reported.
Robert Duvall has also been cast in the Warner Bros film, as Robert's dad.
Vincent D'Onofrio and Billy Bob Thornton will also star in the movie, directed by Wedding Crashers filmmaker David Dobkin.