20 March 2013 2:12 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Thus far the casting for David Dobkin's upcoming dramedy The Judge has been all about the boys. In addition to Robert Downey Jr., who has been attached to the project since last April, the last week has seen the film sign on Robert Duvall, Vincent D'onofrio and Billy Bob Thornton. The latest addition, however, finally adds a pair of X chromosomes to the mix. Vera Farmiga, who was just featured in the debut episode of the Bates Motel television series, based on Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, has signed on to play the female lead in The Judge. Scripted by Bill Dubuque, Nick Schenk, and David Seidler, the film centers on a big-city lawyer (Downey Jr.) who returns home after spending years away to attend his mother's funeral, but is shocked to learn that his father (Duvall), the local judge, is suspected of murdering her. According to The Hollywood Reporter, »

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