Gosling, 31, is best known for his work in "The Notebook," "Half Nelson," "Blue Valentine," "The Ides of March," "Drive" and "Crazy, Stupid Love."
The Hollywood Reporter said "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks is attached to star in "How to Catch a Monster," which is to begin shooting in the spring.
"I am very appreciative to [producers] Marc Platt, Adam Siegel and Bold Films for being so supportive, and I look forward to making this film with all of them," Gosling said in a statement to the entertainment industry trade newspaper.
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