The dream team of Ryan Reynolds and John Krasinski is about to find a home in Paramount. According to a recent report, the studio is in the process of picking up their film ‘Imaginary Friends‘
There was apparently an intense bidding war over the project and Paramount is coming out on top.
Krasinski will write, direct, and star in this film. Reynolds will co-star and probably produce.
The Dr. Dolittle-like tale of a man who can see and talk to people’s imaginary friends, befriending those that have been forgotten or discarded. However, some imaginary friends, lacking love and friendship, turn to the dark side, and it’s up to Reynolds’ character to save the world from those that become evil.
Sounds interesting, yeah? At least it’s somewhat original. Krasinski has probably had lots of offers to direct remakes of popular films, but he seems to be committed to writing his own sh*t.
For Reynolds, this is just more money in the bank. He’s made at least $60 million this past year, and once this deal closes, that number will go up even more.
No word on a potential start date for filming, but we’ll keep you posted.