/fast-furious-6-races-to-memorial-day-2013/Just after setting a May 24, 2013 release date for Fast & Furious 6, Universal Pictures has locked in a June 28, 2013 release date for R.I.P.D. As of now, no other movies are slated for release on that date.

R.I.P.D. is based on the Dark Horse Comics property created by Peter M. Lenkov. The story centers a special unit of slain police offers in the underworld who form the R.I.P.D. (Rest In Peace Department). Ryan Reynolds stars as Nick Cruz, a rookie to this undead cop unit who seeks vengeance against the man who killed him. Jeff Bridges stars as Roy, a longtime veteran of the R.I.P.D.

Robert Schwentke is directing R.I.P.D. from an adapted screenplay by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. Despite today's announcement of a release date, it isn't known when production will start on R.I.P.D.