The film centers on a gambler, who is down on his luck. He teams up with a younger gambling addict and travels south in an attempt to change their luck. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are directing from a script they co-wrote. Jamie Patricof and Lynette Howell are producing alongside John Lesher.
Ryan Reynolds most recently starred in Daniel Espinosa's crime thriller Safe House and will next be seen in Robert Schwentke action comedy R.I.P.D.. Production will begin early next year.
Mississippi Grind comes to theaters in 2014 and stars Ryan Reynolds, Analeigh Tipton, Sienna Miller, Robin Weigert, Ben Mendelsohn, Alfre Woodard, Teri Wyble, Jane McNeill. The film is directed by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck.