Ryan Reynolds NPC (Non-Player Character) in a fantasy video game on Shawn Lewis Free Guy. The video game, called Free City, is a mix of GTA and Fortnight, in which human players share the world and indulge in their hobbies similar to open-world games: shooting indiscriminately, flying around and firing rocket launchers into buildings.
Ryan’s character bank teller, also known as Guy, only works lying down and conversing with his friend (his name is Buddy) when players come to rob the bank.
The movie plots begin when the guy regains consciousness and learns about his NPC status. What he gets is an extraordinary existential crisis.
For Reynolds, who is best known for playing Deadpool, this character is a nice palate cleanser. Speaking at a press conference about the film, he said, “I loved the movie Being There starring Peter Sellers. And that was the first step I had to take on this character and this world. There’s a really amazing thing about playing a character who is innocent and naive, and it is even said in the movie that he is a four year old guy in a sense.
He said, “Exploring everything with new eyes is really fun, doing what this character does, and filtering it through the comedy prism and the occasional aversion.
The film received positive reviews. It scored 80 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Jodi Kamer, Lil Rel Howory, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Joe Kiri and Taika are playing supporting roles in Waitty Free Guy.
Free Guy’s official summary reads, “Ryan Reynolds played a bank teller who actually learned that he was a background player in an open-world video game and decided to become a hero in his own story. In a world that now has no limits, before it is too late he is determined to be the one to keep his way.