Kevin Bacon joining R.I.P.D. ?

2011/07/29 17:42:59 +00:00 | Tamika Jones

According to Variety, Kevin Bacon is finalizing a deal to play the villain in Universal's R.I.P.D. Starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges, the film is based on the comic of the same name and involves a murdered cop joining the Rest in Peace Department:

“R.I.P.D. follows a murdered cop (Reynolds) who is recruited to work in the Rest in Peace Department, a police force comprised of ghosts who battle spirits unready to depart this world.? … Bridges will play Reynolds’ partner, a wise-cracking officer who’s been hunting spirits since the 1800s.”

R.I.P.D. will be directed by Peter Schwentke (Red) and is scheduled for release on for June 28, 2013.

Source: Variety
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