Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 70%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
First Official Image Of Jared Leto's Joker Revealed
He's having a laugh
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
First Trailer For Black Mass
'Just sayin' could get you buried real quick...'
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Bill
21 August 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Last Knights (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Woman In Gold (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Rigor Mortis (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Seventh Son (2015)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

R.I.P.D. Gets Glowing Gun-Toting Poster
You're being very undead, Dude...

17 April 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: Universal Pictures

submit to reddit

The director of The Time Traveller's Wife and RED, Robert Schwentke, has also directed the upcoming R.I.P.D., an action thriller based on the Dark Horse comic series Rest In Peace Department. It stars Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds; something you may have guessed from the brand new poster below...

Reynolds plays Nick Cruz Walker, a young cop at the peak of his career plucked off this mortal coil by an unknown assailant. In exchange for 100 years working for the Big Man - that's God, by the way - in the Rest In Peace Department he gets a shot at finding out who did it and why...

Jeff Bridges is fellow undead detective Roy Powell, the experienced member of the ghosty po-po who shows Walker the ethereal ropes. From the looks of the poster, there's a certain Men In Black vibe to this one, not just because of the secret organisation but also because of the shiny weapons...

R.I.P.D. will rise from the dead - or, alternatively, appear in cinemas - come July 19 in the US, with the UK getting it come August 30.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Joseph Kosinski Off To Ballistic City
For a new sci-fi TV show
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

ref: Giggled
I'm more enjoying the prolific Firefly references that have been cropping up in this and many other recent news posts recently. Can't stop the signal... More

Posted by weirdstuff at 15:34 on 17 April 2013 | Report This Post

Giggled
Just giggled to myself and had to say hats off Empire for the Lebowski reference hehe More

Posted by foxy_brown40 at 15:25 on 17 April 2013 | Report This Post

Looks a little flashy, but whatever gets me into a cinema with Jeff Bridges on the screen for a few hours, I am ok with. More

Posted by Dalif at 14:49 on 17 April 2013 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
40 Of The Unlikeliest Movie Character Posters
Would you put these one-sheets on your wall?

Who Is The Vision, Anyway?
An introduction to Avengers: Age Of Ultron's newest addition

Jenny Agutter: Role by Role
From Tin to Captain America to The Railway Children

80 Of The Best Movie Star Adverts
From Sly Stallone selling bread to Hugh Jackman dancing for iced tea

Matthew Weiner Reveals 7 Mad Men Secrets
The showrunner on The Beatles and that lawnmower

Empire's Avengers: Age Of Ultron Review
Our verdict on what could be the biggest film of the year...

The 15 Most Controversial Alternate Endings
How some of your favourite films could have finished...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 70%
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)