Ryan Reynolds reveals how he sorted Free Guy’s biggest cameo

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Ryan Reynolds revealed how the huge appearance in his new movie free guy is set up, having incorporated all kinds of Easter eggs in the movie for the fans.

Reynolds plays Guy, an ordinary bank teller who lives in a video game called Free city as a non-player character. He suddenly becomes aware of himself as a result of additional coding by two of the game’s programmers (played by Jodie Comer and Joe Keery), and soon Guy helps them rebel against Free citythe new owner of the company (Taika Waititi).

But no doubt that many viewers did not expect it to see Captain America himself – aka actor Chris Evans – appears in the film after its release last week.

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Talk to Wired, Reynolds Explain what he called favors, performed great stunts and borrowed references from Disney to help the film take it even further.

He said: “When we had a scene that we thought could have been perfect, we always thought, ‘OK, now this must be 30% better than perfect.’ “

Credit: 20th Century Studios
Credit: 20th Century Studios

Of all the surprises in the film, Evans’ cameo was perhaps the most important, having suddenly appeared in the finale as Guy battles to save his video game world, at one point using the shield of Captain America.

The famous fight then moves on to Evans, who watches a live broadcast in a cafe, saying in shock, “What the hell is this ?! “

Reynolds told Wired he was able to get Cap’s deal only by asking.

Credit: 20th Century Studios
Credit: 20th Century Studios

He recalled: “He was in Boston and I texted him, and being the perfect gentleman and stallion that he is, he just got in his car, got out, and we got him in and out in less than seven minutes. “

Along with Evans, you’ll also see cameos from Hugh Jackman, Channing Tatum, John Krasinski, Tina Fey, and even Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

And all his efforts seem to have paid off, because free guy Not only did it become Reynolds’ highest rated film, according to Rotten Tomatoes audiences, it already has a confirmed sequel on the way.

Breaking the news to fans, Reynolds wrote on Twitter: “ Aaaannnnd after 3 years of messaging Free Guy as an original IP movie, Disney today confirmed that it officially wants a sequel. Courting hoo!! #iron. »

He added, “If it’s not called ‘Albuquerque Boiled Turkey,’ we’ve failed. “

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