Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses) has signed on to direct Touchstone Pictures’ romantic comedy The Proposal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock will star in the project, which is being produced by Mandeville’s David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman.
The deal with Fletcher puts the project into gear for a spring start date.
The script, written by Peter Chiarelli, follows a publishing executive (Bullock) who forces her assistant (Reynolds) to marry her so she can avoid deportation to Canada.
Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are executive producing.