Ryan Reynolds, the star of Free Guy, has called the new movie the best film he has made in his entire career.
Ryan Reynolds has been a part of some massive movies and some films that are truly beloved but none of them compare to his new movie Free Guy according to the actor.
The film sees Reynolds play a character whose life is a role in a video game and he said during a virtual Free Guy press conference (via ComicBook.com), that the movie is the best he has ever been in:
“I always look at like, sports movies are good metaphors. The greatest sports movies ever made are not actually about sports. Field of Dreams, I wouldn’t characterize that as a baseball story. They used baseball as a vehicle to tell a really beautiful story about a son and a father trying to connect. And I think that we’re doing the same thing. We’re using the video game world, the Free City world and video game culture, as a sort of a vehicle to tell this really beautiful and powerful human story.
“I do think it’s the best movie making experience that I’ve ever had easily but also I think the best movie I’ve ever done. You know, it’s the most kind of pertinent to our times, in that sense. I mean, you know, where I feel Deadpool was like a movie that was pertinent to the comic book culture when it came out. This really to me speaks to a broader kind of spectrum of where we are in the world, and not only that, but how we are in the world. So, I think that’s one of the reasons I think it’s my favorite movie. But it’s also, yes, the experience certainly plays into that, but also this incredible cast.”
Well, that is one way to build up some hype! Hopefully, Free Guy can match the expectations that Reynolds has just placed on its shoulders.
In Twentieth-Century Studios’ epic adventure-comedy Free Guy, a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game decides to become the hero of his own story…one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way…before it is too late.
Free Guy opens in U.S. theaters on December 11th, 2020 and sees Shawn Levy directing a cast that includes Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi.