On the surface, it was just a typical day in the life of Robert Downey Jr. as he stopped by Foot Locker with his wife in NYC, but yesterday the Internet was abuzz with the news of his next project. Robert has signed on to play Sherlock Holmes in Guy Ritchie's adaptation of the story. Between this Summer's Iron Man, comedy Tropic Thunder next month, dramatic The Soloist out next year and now this, RDJ is certainly keeping his career diverse and interesting.

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