French actress Stephanie Szostak is now in negotiations for the graphic novel adaptation that already sees Ryan Reynolds attached.
According to THR the young actress is now in talks to play his wife in the upcoming R.I.P.D.
R.I.P.D. is a murdered cop named Nick Walker (Reynolds) who enlists with the Rest In Peace Department in the afterlife. He teams up with a gunslinger (set to be played by Jeff Bridges) to the hunt for the man that killed him. Szostak’s character is able to sense Nick’s presence and he tries to communicate with her so that she may help him solve the case.
Also in the cast is Kevin Bacon playing Nick’s murderer. Directed by Robert Schwentke, production is scheduled to begin this September in Boston and will be released on June 28, 2013.