In a story from Variety Ryan Reynolds will be starring in Buried for the Spain based Versus Entertainment.

The actor will play a contractor who gets kidnapped in Iraq. He eventually wakes up buried in a coffin in the middle of the desert. The only things he has on him are a cell phone, a candle and a knife.

Rodrigo Cortes will be directing from a script by Chris Sparling.

Production on this project will start this month in Barcelona.

Evan Jacobs