Ryan Reynolds has been a staple of nerd and gamer tradition over the past a number of years, with starring roles in films like Deadpool and Detective Pikachu. However, in his newest film, Free Guy, he is taking on a distinct position altogether as a non-playable character … at the very least at first. Once he catches wind that his complete existence is a lie and that he is truly an NPC in an immersive open-world online game, he decides to interrupt free from his infinite strolling cycles and cease a recreation creator bent on destroying the world he and all his buddies inhabit.
Reynolds performs Guy, an peculiar financial institution teller in a “paradise” filled with robberies, gunfights, and, you guessed it, grand theft auto. The solely downside is he has no concept that he and all of his buddies are literally NPCs on this world, current solely to extend the immersion for the player-characters. Once his eyes are opened to this reality, he rewrites himself and turns into the hero of the story.
Free Guy stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool, Detective Pikachu), Jodie Comer (Killing Eve, The White Princess), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out, The Carmichael Show), Utkarsh Ambudkar (Pitch Perfect, The Mindy Project), Joe Keery (Stranger Things, Spree), Camille Kostek (Wipeout, Ridiculousness), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Jojo Rabbit). Various YouTube personalities from the gaming area together with Ninja, Jacksepticeye, Pokimane, DanTDM, and LazarBeam are additionally set to have cameos within the movie. Free Guy involves theaters on August 13.
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