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Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr may team for El Presidente

Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr may team for El Presidente

Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr may join forces on Jay Roach’s action-comedy “El Presidente”.

Vulture says the script revolves around “an overzealous Secret Service agent whose work-life boundary issues get him reassigned to the inglorious task of guarding America’s worst former president, who is a bumbling sleaze. The job suddenly becomes exciting when a threat is made on the ex-president’s life and they must go on the run.”

Cruise is being offered the role of the agent, while Downey would play the disgraced president.

Dan Goor (“Parks &Recreation”) wrote the screenplay.

Side Note : Cruise was attached to play Tony Stark/Iron Man a few years before Downey got the gig.

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