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R.I.P.D. Scares Up A Trailer
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18 April 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Machinma

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Just yesterday, the poster for ghost cop buddy comedy R.I.P.D. arrived on the web. And with the various studios touting their wares at CinemaCon this week, there has been an influx of trailers. So, naturally, the Robert Schwentke film is joining the pack. Check out the promo below.

Ryan Reynolds stars as Nick Cruz Walker, a cop at the top of his game who is mercilessly gunned down by a perp while on a raid. His spirit is plucked from the Earth, and he’s offered a job by the R.I.P.D – the Rest In Peace Department.

Partnered with dead ‘tec Roy Powell (Jeff Bridges, clearly having a little fun), Nick is assigned to help police the spirits who refuse to accept their fate and remain among the living.

As we noted when the poster popped up, there’s a definite feel of Men In Black about this one, which is increased tenfold by the trailer. Reynolds and Bridges look to have solid chemistry, and there are some nice tweaks here (such as the officers’ earthbound forms appearing as an elderly Chinese guy (Reynolds) and a sexy blonde (Bridges). We're just hoping it's more MIB and less MIB II or MIB III...

R.I.P.D. is out in the US on July and haunts our cinemas on August 30.


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I think I saw this in a limited comic book series. More

Posted by carlson at 19:38 on 22 April 2013 | Report This Post

RIPD
Looks good fun More

Posted by buffster28 at 16:24 on 21 April 2013 | Report This Post

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Looked like Bridges was having a Blast! n_smile_pistols.gif] More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 11:11 on 20 April 2013 | Report This Post

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L: NCC1701A L: discotechnique Why is everything with Ryan Reynolds pants? Not true The Change Up was awesome. ouldn't go for awesome but it was ok. For better Ryan Reynolds films, try The Nines and Buried. Safe House was great, too. More

Posted by doubtlesswonder at 21:52 on 19 April 2013 | Report This Post

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I think it looks like fun, MIB with a bit of Dead Like Me thrown in. It's based on a comic so I can forgive the similarities to the Smith/Jones franchise. More

Posted by Shifty Bench at 16:31 on 19 April 2013 | Report This Post

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L: discotechnique Why is everything with Ryan Reynolds pants? Not true The Change Up was awesome. More

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Why do evil ghosts look like aliens? More

Posted by musht at 21:32 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

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L: discotechnique Why is everything with Ryan Reynolds pants? was going to ask "what is it about Ryan Reynolds that just doesn't work" but yours'll do. Also, PROCTERRRRRRRR! Move it, move it, move it!! More

Posted by UTB at 20:53 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

Why is everything with Ryan Reynolds pants? More

Posted by discotechnique at 18:43 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

Perfect Summer Popcorn!
Looks perfect summer popcorn - I personally love the deep and dark new wave of Christopher Nolan films however you need to balance it out with some good old Summer Fodder, we should simply abide... More

Posted by Alex M... at 14:42 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

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Was the sign saying - PROCTER on the office table a reference to Police Accademy.?? More

Posted by burtbondy at 11:47 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

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I think that looks like fun personally, Men In Black crossed with Constantine, quite looking forward to it. More

Posted by paulyboy at 10:53 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

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L: mrkloveday Awful. Just awful. I doubt that even the ever watchable Bridges can redeem this Men In Black ripoff. was thinking men in black while watching that? why is jeff bridges doing a foghorn leghorn impression?? More

Posted by Frank Castle at 07:36 on 18 April 2013 | Report This Post

Awful. Just awful. I doubt that even the ever watchable Bridges can redeem this Men In Black ripoff. More

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