John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds team up for imaginary new friends from fantasy comedy movies

John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds

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John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds will bring their big name talent to the same movie in 2023!

The Peaceful place star and dead Pool actor team up for a fantasy comedy film titled Imaginary friends, which will also include Chip bag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, PEOPLE confirmed on Friday.

Krasinski, 42, is attached to co-starring, producing and directing, and is also writing the film. Reynolds, 45, will join him on screen and is also expected to be the film’s producer.

Phoebe Waller-Pont

Phoebe Waller-Pont

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Kill Eve ‘s Fiona Shaw, who starred with Waller-Bridge in an episode of Chip bag, is also ready to star in the film.

Imaginary friends will revolve around a man who can communicate with other people’s imaginary old friends, some of whom he finds out are angry or sad about being put aside, as seen on IMDb.

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Imaginary friends is set to go into production next summer, presumably after Reynolds took a sabbatical from filmmaking.

The film is currently in preparation for a Thanksgiving 2023 release. The Paramount film was first announced by Hollywood journalist in 2019.

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