(Bauer Griffin) Blake Lively
is heading back to the big screen.
Since becoming Mrs. Ryan Reynolds
in 2012, the former Gossip Girl
star has put her acting career on hold. But now she's returning with a lead role in The Age of Adaline
Lively will star alongside Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn
as a beautiful woman living in the 20th century who stops aging after a near-fatal accident. She keeps her situation a secret until she meets a man who forever changes her life. Katherine Heigl
was originally cast for the role, but dropped out in November 2010. After first reporting that the actress was fired from the project, Deadline revealed
she withdrew for reasons that are still unknown.
View more pics of Blake Lively here: