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Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman to Switch Bodies in 'Change Up'

March 12, 2010 (9:51 am) GMT
In the upcoming comedy, the 'The Proposal' actor and the 'Up in the Air' star are going to portray a lazy man-child and a family man who take over each other's body.

Universal Pictures will pair and up for a comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two are set to star in "Change Up" with Bateman's character, who is described as a responsible family man, switching bodies with his best friend, a lazy man-child played by Reynolds.

Said to be a male-centric take on the genre, "Change Up" will be directed and produced by David Dobkin. Meanwhile, Jon Lucas and Scott Moore who have previously written "" are tapped to provide the script for this upcoming movie, which is scheduled for 2011 release.

Ryan Reynolds is currently filming "" and also set to play the title character in another superhero movie, "". Jason Bateman, in the meantime, will star opposite in "" which will be dropped in U.S. theaters on August 20.

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