Reynolds talks about RIPD role
The Canadian star - who plays a policeman called Nick Walker, who finds himself in another realm when he is killed in the line of duty - has to team up with the 63-year-old on the big screen for the supernatural comedy, based on Peter M Lenkov's Dark Horse Comics series of the same name.
In a new featurette for the movie, Ryan said: "Suddenly we're in a whole other ballgame. He's recruited into a police force called the RIPD (Rest In Peace Department). He doesn't even think it's real, that it's all a bad dream. True enough, it isn't that at all and is, in fact, very real."
He is assigned as partner to veteran officer Roy Pulsifer (Jeff), who needs his help when the dead threaten to overwhelm the living.
Ryan continued: "He's paired with a 200-year-old cowboy. They're certainly not a match made in heaven right off the bat."