Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds reteam

Mon Jun 7, 2010 10:52pm EDT
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By Borys Kit

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The creative team behind "The Proposal" -- including actors Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, and director Anne Fletcher -- are reuniting for an action comedy project.

"Most Wanted," which sold to Universal over the weekend, sees Bullock as a woman on the run with Reynolds as an agent who is supposed to be handling her.

The project is described as having a tone similar to that of "Midnight Run," Universal's 1988 action comedy starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. Universal is developing a sequel to "Midnight Run."

The "Most Wanted" pitch originally went to Disney, which grossed more than $317 million from "The Proposal" last year. Disney has since undergone a regime change and is emphasizing family-friendly fare. When Disney passed, the pitch went to the town. Also attached are "Proposal" writer Pete Chiarelli, and producers David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman.

<p>Sandra Bullock, best actress nominee for "The Blind Side," arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>