Massachusetts residents will rapidly have one different superhero actor in their midst.
With “Captain America” star and Sudbury native Chris Evans already filming the Apple sequence “Defending Jacob” in quite a few Massachusetts cities this spring, Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool,” “Green Lantern”) will begin taking photos a major motion picture in the Boston area sometime in late April or early May, in accordance to a provide acquainted with the manufacturing.
Deadline research that “Free Guy” services spherical a monetary establishment teller (Reynolds) who discovers that he’s a background character in a huge, open-world on-line sport and is the solely particular person in a position to saving the planet. The commerce publication in distinction the film’s plot to that of 1998’s “The Truman Show,” in which Jim Carrey carried out a man who slowly realizes he’s a a part of a massively widespread 24-hour actuality current centered spherical his life.
Reynolds is not any stranger to Massachusetts, having shot the 2009 romantic comedy “The Proposal” with Sandra Bullock on the North Shore and the 2013 supernatural movement film “R.I.P.D.” with Jeff Bridges in the Boston area. Reynolds moreover started relationship his now-wife, actress Blake Lively, whereas filming “R.I.P.D.” in 2011; Lively wrote in a 2016 Instagram put up that the couple “fell in love” at Boston sushi restaurant O Ya.
According to Deadline, “Free Guy” shall be directed by Shawn Levy (“Night at the Museum,” “Date Night”), will perform Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”), Lil Rel Howery (“Get Out,” “Uncle Drew”), and Newburyport native Joe Keery (“Stranger Things”), and is about to hit theaters on July 3, 2020.