Robert Schwentke to Direct Ryan Reynolds in 'R.I.P.D.'

The Universal film based on Peter M. Lenkov's Dark Horse comic about a police department of the dead.

Robert Schwentke is set to direct R.I.P.D
Robert Schwentke is set to direct R.I.P.D
Robert Schwentke has been tapped to direct Universal's supernatural actioner R.I.P.D., based on Peter M. Lenkov's Dark Horse comic about a police department of the dead.

According to Variety, Ryan Reynolds is already attached to star in R.I.P.D., which is centered on two officers -- one recently dead and one who's been dead for hundreds of years.

Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi are writing the screenplay.

No production date has been set.

R.I.P.D. was released July 19th, 2013 and stars Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak, James Hong, Marisa Miller, Robert Knepper. The film is directed by Robert Schwentke.



Sources: Variety

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Comments (4)

  1. RojoDiablo

    Red looks to be great, so I hope if it turns out to be. If it does, he should be a good choice for this film!

    4 years agoby @rojodiabloFlag

  2. Diaigma

    He's the director of R.I.P.D. - didn't you know? :P
    He happens to be the director of RED too, as well as The Time Traveler's wife . . .

    4 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  3. Dan

    Who the heck is Robert Schwentke?

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  4. Writer220

    okay then

    4 years agoby @writer220Flag