Téa Leoni will star alongside Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear in writer-director David Koepp’s Ghost Town for DreamWorks and Spyglass Entertainment, says Variety.
Gavin Palone is producing the romantic comedy, set to begin production this October in New York. Paramount Pictures will distribute worldwide.
The story revolves around a misanthropic dentist (Gervais) who dies for seven minutes during a colonoscopy. Recovering, he can see the dead and is bothered by the ghost of a businessman (Kinnear) who wants the dentist to break up the impending marriage of the ghost’s wife, played by Leoni.