While “Free Guy” is a hit in the US, Ryan Reynolds announces on social networks that Disney is up for a sequel.
It’s official ! There should indeed be a sequel to Free Guy, a new film starring Ryan Reynolds currently in theaters.
The actor himself confirmed on social media that Disney was motivated for the sequel. Director Shawn Levy also relayed the news on his Twitter account.
With his unconditional humor, Ryan Reynolds made the announcement, pointing out that the film is not based on a franchise or a license already known to viewers: “Eeeee, and after 3 years of posts saying #FreeGuy is an original movie, Disney today confirmed they officially want a sequel. Youhou! #irony“
And to add, still with the meaning of the formula: “If the movie is not called “Albuquerque Boiled Turkey” then we will have failed. “
Director Shawn levy confirmed the sequel with a single “Yup“!
It had been three years since Disney had released an original film, that is, one that was not a sequel or not linked to a franchise. A film, which to put it simply, represents a greater risk-taking, because not immediately identifiable by the public as being a brand or a universe already known.
Free Guy performs a very good start currently in American theaters, no doubt helped by the fact that it has an exclusive theatrical release and is not yet available on streaming platforms.
For the record, the film directed by Ryan Reynolds follows a bank employee, who one day discovers that he is in fact only a background character in an online video game, and decides to become the hero. of its own history, even if it means rewriting it. Now evolving in a world that knows no limits, he will do everything to save it in his own way, before it is too late …
Ryan Reynolds has since Free Guy collaborated on another project directed by Shawn Levy, in this case The Adam Project for Netflix which should be unveiled soon.