Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Selfless’ Set for September 2014 Release

Ryan Reynolds' 'Selfless' Set for September 2014 Release

Film District is releasing the sci-fi thriller directed by Tarsem Singh

Film District will release the Ryan Reynolds movie "Selfless" nationwide on Sept. 26, 2014, the company announced Wednesday.

The sci-fi thriller is directed by Tarsem Singh ("Mirror Mirror) and has been described as "Frankenstein meets Dorian Gray."

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Reynolds plays a terminally ill billionaire who buys a chance for eternal life through an experimental underground medical procedure called “shedding,” which transfers his consciousness into the cadaver of a younger man. 

The only other movie currently set for that date is the animated "Boxtrolls" from Focus Features.