Ryan Reynolds is in final talks to star opposite Sandra Bullock in The Proposal, a romantic comedy from Touchstone Pictures.
Mandeville’s David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman are producing and Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are executive producing via their Kurtzman/Orci Productions.
The story follows a demanding female boss (Bullock) who suddenly faces deportation to Canada. She makes a deal with her young male assistant (Reynolds) to agree to a sham engagement and marriage.
The script was written by Peter Chiarelli, who is the president of Kurtzman/Orci.