Ryan Reynolds goes from Green Lantern to undead cop

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Ryan Reynolds is currently gearing up to wear the power ring as Green Lantern, but it's just been announced that he'll also soon star as an undead cop in the feature-film adaptation of the R.I.P.D. comic series.

Producer Neal Moritz spilled the beans to Collider.com:

R.I.P.D. Rest in peace department. A terrific script by Manfredi & Hay at Universal that we hopefully going to make at the beginning of next year. ...

It's terrific based on the graphic novel. It's about two cops, one recently dead and a gunslinger who's been dead for hundreds of years who work on the Rest in Peace department—which is the police department of the dead. And they basically, ... it takes place on a normal day and it's about trying to keep the dead quiet. ...

R.I.P.D. is a 2003 Dark Horse graphic novel by Peter Lenkov.

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