'Dinner for Schmucks' star Stephanie Szostak has been tapped for wife role of Ryan Reynold's character in graphic novel feature adaption 'R.I.P.D. ('Rest In Peace Department'). The beautiful French-born actress Szostak (below) is currently in negotiations for the role according to the Hollywood Reporter. The features, based on Peter Lenkov's Dark Horse comic of the same name will be helmed by 'Red' director Robert Schwentke. Jeff Bridges ('True Grit') is also set to star and Kevin Bacon could also potentially join the project to play the villain.
"Welcome to the Rest in Peace Department--the devoted, yet dead, officers of divine law enforcement "patrolling the deadbeat ... reporting to one boss." Yep--THAT boss. Nick Cruz died an untimely death at the height of his personal and professional life. Why did he join the R.I.P.D.? Well, not knowing the identity of his killer has left his soul a bit ... restless. Now he hunts some of the most fiendish creatures, hoping for the chance to find out who set him up so he can get into heaven."
'R.I.P.D.' is expected to arrive in theatres from the 28 June 2013.
Stephanie Szostak About To Get 'R.I.P.D'?