Ben Mendelsohn doing a two-hander with Ryan Reynolds

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Aussie actor Ben Mendelsohn will co-star with Ryan Reynolds in a new two-hander for writer/directors Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, according to Deadline.

Titled “Mississippi Grand”, the movie ”focuses on a gambler on a losing streak who teams with a younger gambling addict, hoping to change his luck. They road trip through the South hoping fortune will smile upon them.”

Production will begin early next year on the film, another notch in the belt for recent Hollywood discovery Mendelsohn, who has unarguably come a long way since that unsuccessful date with Joanna Johnson…