It's R.I.P.D. for The Dude.
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The Academy Award winner had been in negotiations to play a role that Zach Galifianakis that once been under consideration to play.
Bridges will play a police officer in the Rest In Peace Department.
"R.I.P.D." is based on the Dark Horse Entertainment comicbook by Peter M. Lenkov. In the movie, Nick Cruz, played by Reynolds, is a recently slain police officer who joins the force and tries to find his own murderer.
Bridges will play Bo, a veteran member of the force.
Robert Schwentke is directing.
Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay wrote the script.
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