Washington, (ANI): Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds is all set to star in director Rodrigo Cortes" new flick Buried. Reynolds, 32, will be playing the part of a civilian contractor who is kidnapped in Iraq, and who wakes buried in a coffin in the desert, armed only with a cell phone, a candle and a knife, reports Variety magazine.
The script is by Chris Sparling, and production for the movie will begin this month in Barcelona. Peter Safran will produce through his Safran Co. banner with Adrian Guerra of Spain-based Versus Entertainment, which is financing the film. The picture will shoot entirely in Spain, which is home to Cortes, best known for directing The Contestant.
Story first published: Thursday, June 25, 2009, 16:50 [IST]