Free Guy will see Ryan Reynolds headline an action-comedy helmed by Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy.
Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has no shortage of projects, thanks to his acclaimed, financially fulfilling comeback as Marvel’s Merc with a Mouth. Interestingly, the latest addition to Reynolds’s backlog, a comedy called Free Guy, will purportedly utilize the artificial-world trope of The Truman Show with a dash of tonal dust from the Grand Theft Auto games.
Ryan Reynolds is set to headline 20th Century Fox comedic actioner Free Guy, as trades report. Reynolds will play a bank teller living a humdrum routine life, only to learn that he is, in actuality, a background character in a violent open world video game; a world that is somehow in jeopardy and can only be saved by him.
Free Guy will be directed by Shawn Levy, a longtime producer, who