Ryan Reynolds has boarded Simon Curtis's upcoming biopic The Woman in Gold. Daniel Brühl is also in talks to join the project.

Helen Mirren stars in this biography of Maria Altmann, who was a Jewish WWII survivor that took action against the Austrian government to retrieve multiple stolen Gustav Klimt paintings. Ryan Reynolds is portraying her attorney with Daniel Brühl up for the role of the attorney on the opposite side of the case.

Simon Curtis is directing from a script provided by Alexi Kaye Campbell. He is best known for helming My Week with Marilyn. David Thompson, Kris Thykier and The Weinstein Company are producing.

Production is slated to begin this May.