Tea Leoni (DEEP IMPACT) has joined the cast of the romantic comedy, GHOST TOWN, which also stars Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear, reports VARIETY. David Koepp wrote and will direct the film for DreamWorks and Spyglass Ent. Gavin Palone will serve as producer.
The plot follows a cynical dentist (Gervais) who during a routine colonoscopy dies for seven minutes. Upon his return from the other side, he begins to see ghosts, one of which is a deceased businessman (Kinnear), who tries to enlist the dentist in his plan to ruin the upcoming marriage of his widow (Leoni).
Lensing will take place in New York City this October. Paramount is handling distribution globally.