Free Guy

Free Guy
  • 2021
  • US
  • 1h 55min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Shawn Levy
  • Written by: Matt Lieberman
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi
  • UK release: 13 August 2021

Guy (Reynolds) is a bank teller who discovers that he's an NPC in a video game.

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Ryan Reynolds reveals Blake Lively's impact on Free Guy and that amazing cameo

17 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Ryan Reynolds has credited Blake Lively with coming up with a major cameo in 'Free Guy'. The 44-year-old actor – who stars as bank teller Guy in the new blockbuster which sees him set out to save his friends from deletion when he learns he's a character…

Shawn Levy realised Taika Waititi could be Free Guy villain on FaceTime

16 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Shawn Levy realised that Taika Waititi was the ideal villain for 'Free Guy' over a FaceTime call. The 53-year-old director has helmed the new sci-fi action comedy flick which features Taika as antagonist Antwan and confessed that he didn't know about…

Ryan Reynolds confirms Free Guy sequel

15 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Ryan Reynolds has confirmed a 'Free Guy' sequel is on the way. The 44-year-old actor – who stars in the film as a bank teller who sets out to save his friends from deletion when he learns he's a character inside a video game – was thrilled to tell fans…

Ryan Reynolds hails Free Guy's cameo stars

15 Aug 2021

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Ryan Reynolds feels "lucky" that so many Hollywood stars made cameo appearances in 'Free Guy'. The 44-year-old actor stars in the action-comedy movie and he's thrilled that a host of big-name actors and actresses – including Tina Fey, Hugh Jackman…

Jodie Comer recalls feeling 'overwhelmed' on Free Guy set

14 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Jodie Comer initially felt "overwhelmed" on the set of 'Free Guy'. The 28-year-old actress stars in the new action-comedy film alongside Ryan Reynolds, Joe Keery, and Taika Waititi, and Jodie admits she didn't have much input into her on-screen costumes…

Joe Keery gained a 'deep appreciation of Ryan Reynolds on Free Guy

13 Aug 2021

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Joe Keery gained a "deep appreciation" of Ryan Reynolds after working together on 'Free Guy'. The 29-year-old actor features in the sci-fi action comedy as Walter 'Keys' McKeys and felt that the 'Deadpool' star made things "look really easy" on set. Joe…

Shawn Levy: Free Guy is not about video games

10 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Shawn Levy says 'Free Guy' isn't about video games. The 53-year-old filmmaker has directed the new movie that features Ryan Reynolds as Guy, a non-player character in a game who becomes aware of his situation and tries to make himself the hero. Shawn…

Free Guy

9 Aug 20213 stars

Ryan Reynolds does his thing in a derivative but largely fun video game-based fantasy

Competently combining elements of The Lego Movie, The Truman Show and Groundhog Day with a Grand Theft Auto-style open world video game, Free Guy is the latest filmic vehicle to rely heavily on the shtick of star Ryan Reynolds – who also acts as…

Ryan Reynolds loves 'hidden cameos' in Free Guy

27 Jul 2021

Film gossip

Ryan Reynolds believes fans will love the "hidden cameos" in 'Free Guy'. The 44-year-old actor leads the cast of the upcoming sci-fi action comedy movie and has predicted that little elements within the new movie will prove to be popular with fans.

Ryan Reynolds was desperate for Free Guy cinema release

17 Jul 2021

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Ryan Reynolds wanted audiences to enjoy the "communal experience" of cinema when watching 'Free Guy'. The 44-year-old actor plays the lead role in the new sci-fi action comedy flick, which is finally set for release next month after being delayed…

Jodie Comer was 'terrified about starring in Free Guy

23 Jun 2021

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Jodie Comer was "terrified" when she started work on 'Free Guy'. The 28-year-old actress stars in Shawn Levy's sci-fi action flick with Ryan Reynolds but recalled being daunted by the prospect of working on a big movie for the first time in her career.

Jodie Comer loved be kicked in the face in Free Guy

10 May 2020

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Jodie Comer was thrilled to be "kicked in the face" shooting 'Free Guy'. The 27-year-old actress worked very closely with the stunt team on her new movie because she was keen to do as many of her own action scenes as possible, and her new skill set…

Ryan Reynolds says Free Guy is his favourite film

6 May 2020

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Ryan Reynolds says that 'Free Guy' is his "favourite" movie he's made. In the new movie, the 43-year-old actor plays Guy, a non-playable character in a video game who becomes aware of his surroundings and sets to out become a hero. Speaking on 'The…

Taika Waititi joines the cast of Free Guy

29 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Taika Waititi has joined the cast of 'Free Guy'. The 43-year-old director-and-actor is set to star alongside Ryan Reynolds in the video game inspired action/comedy by 20th Century Fox, which is being directed by 'Stranger Things' executive producer…

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