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Hef Wants Robert Downey Jr. To Play Him In Biopic!

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And we agree!

Though there are no solid plans in place yet for a Hugh Hefner biopic, director Brett Ratner thought it would be a good idea to get Hef's approval on someone to play him before anything else.

Hef's choice? Robert Downey Jr.

You see it, right? He's perfect!

After a meeting that included Robert, Hef and Brett, the original Playboy has been at Robert to consider to role, bringing it up wherever the two stumble into each other, like the Iron Man 2 premiere just a few weeks ago.

Brett agrees and explains that he believes that Robert would do it, if the script is strong enough.

And there is the snag as there is so much to tell of the life in Hugh Hefner that it has been difficult for the writers to lock down the story.

Still, it's in the works and we really would like to see Robert do it.

How about U?

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20 comments to “Hef Wants Robert Downey Jr. To Play Him In Biopic!”

  1. 1

    damn straight I would LOVE my favorite actor in the entire world to play Hefner!

  2. 2

    Hefner doesn't deserve to have such a great actor portray him.

  3. 3

    grosss, who the hell wants a biopic of this perverted old fart.

  4. 4

    Well you know Robert is like one of the best actors, he will do a great job playing a sleezy man, old as bones, dying of aids.

  5. 5

    I am not at all interested in seeing a movie based on Hugh Hefner.

  6. 6

    He has lead an inspiring and amazing life overcoming so many odds to reach his dreams.

  7. 7

    this is story is about a year old. Hef said this when he saw the first Iron Man movie… Good to see you are on top of things Mario!

  8. 8

    actually really good choice that would work well, im all for it, would def see it, i love playboy

  9. 9

    Hmmm…. a seksi actor playing my all-time hero? F*ck yeah!!!!!! That sounds amazing!

  10. 10

    wow perez i cant believe you..this news is YEARS old it first surfaced in 2008!!!

  11. 11

    Hell Yes!!! =)
    RDJ is perfect for everything lol

  12. 12

    LOVE RDjr! but dontcha think michael douglas would be more suited for the part?!

  13. 13

    well lets hope roberts isnt in any ties with the ILLUMINATI. Cause he is MUCH to talented to play this pimp, woman using for SEX to get ahead, SEX ADDiCTED, That turNS HIS BACK ON EVERY WIFE HE MARRIED AND HAD KIS WITH FREAK!

  14. 14

    RDjr is not nearly sleazy enough, even Michael Douglas is not sleazy enough, and if Hefner is promoting it, it means that the movie will b e far from the truth. Johnny Depp could probably do it justice, but only if it is an independent production that has nothing to with the Playboy Empire.

  15. 15

    Re: str8man – ty…lets give props to those in hollywood that are really talented by god, and not some piece of shit prop in hollywood contracted by Illuminati!!

  16. Larie says – reply to this


    Hehe, this is awesome. RDJ is GREAT when he portrays a playboy. XD

  17. 17

  18. 18

    No way I don't think it should be Robert but I'm not sure who else, Hef wasn't as nice looking haha. I love Hef but he wasn't.

  19. 19

    can robert wack-off 17 times a day like hef does?

  20. 20

    Re: caitlin1013 – agreed.