Free Guy star Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to share a brand new promo for 20th Century Studios’ long-awaited action comedy film, introducing another character named Dude, who is also played by Reynolds. The film is currently slated to hit the theaters next week on August 13.
The new Free Guy video, features the Deadpool star in another confessional-style promo as he talks about the process of physically transforming into Dude. It also includes a brief clip of the titular NPC character as he gets to meet the next-level muscular version of him, who was created and sent by Taika Waititi’s Antwan to destroy him.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) August 2, 2021
In 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.
Joining Ryan Reynolds are Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Keery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, and Taika Waititi. The film will also feature cameos from popular video game influencers including Imane “Pokimane” Anys, Lannan “LazarBeam” Eacott, Seán William “Jacksepticeye” McLoughlin, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, and Daniel “DanTDM” Middleton.
Free Guy is directed by Shawn Levy from a script written by Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn, based on a story by Lieberman. It is produced by Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy, Sarah Schechter, Greg Berlanti, and Adam Kolbrenner. Mary McLaglen, Josh McLaglen, George Dewey, Dan Levine, and Michael Riley McGrath are serving as executive producers.