Over the weekend, the highly anticipated Ryan Reynolds movie Free Guy released its first trailer. It’s definitely a Ryan Reynolds movie full of meta humor and cheeky winks to the camera. Not that we’re complaining because Free Guy looks like a lot of fun.
Free Guys follows Guy, who is an NPC character in a Grand Theft Auto meets Fortnite game. With his game Free City on the verge of closing, Guy suddenly finds himself self-aware. He’s in a race both against and with the various programmers and developers who made him in order to save his world from termination.
So like Westworld, but make it funny and a little Wreck It Ralph. We’re down for it.
Also Reynolds, much like John Oliver taking shots at “business daddy” AT&T, is clearly biting the hand that feeds him with the shot at Disney. Good job, Ryan. Make us proud.
We also see Jodie Comer make her big screen debut since her turn on Killing Eve along with Joe Keery (Stranger Things) and Taika Waitit (Thor: Ragnarok).
Free Guy will be released on July 3, 2020.