FREE GUY starring Ryan Reynolds starts principal photography

Ryan Reynolds and the "Free Guy" cast

20th Century Fox has announced that upcoming adventure-comedy Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds is now in production.

Here’s the full press release from the studio.

“FREE GUY,” ADVENTURE-COMEDY STARRING RYAN REYNOLDS AND DIRECTED BY SHAWN LEVY, BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN BOSTON
 
 
LONDON, UK. (May 14, 2019) — Production has commenced on “Free Guy,” an adventure-comedy from 20th Century Fox starring Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool,” “Pokemon Detective Pikachu”) and directed by Shawn Levy (the “Night at the Museum” trilogy, “Stranger Things”). Shooting in Boston, the film co-stars Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”), Lil Rel Howery (“Get Out”), Taika Waititi (“Avengers: Endgame,” “What We Do In The Shadows”), Joe Keery (“Stranger Things”), and Utkarsh Ambudkar (“Mulan”).
 
“Free Guy” tells the story of a lonely bank teller who discovers he is actually a background character in the open-world videogame Free City.  
 
“Free Guy” is produced by Levy, Reynolds, Greg Berlanti (“Love, Simon,” “Riverdale”), Sarah Schechter (“Riverdale,” “Doom Patrol”), and Adam Kolbrenner (“Prisoners”).  Dan Levine (“Arrival”), Mary McLaglen (“Red Sparrow”), Josh McLaglen (“Logan”), George Dewey and Mike McGrath are executive producers.
 
Levy’s creative team includes director of photography George Richmond (“Rocketman”, “Kingsman: The Secret Service”), Emmy Award winning editor Dean Zimmerman (“Stranger Things”, “Night At The Museum franchise ), production designer Ethan Tobman (“Room,” “Beautiful Boy”, Beyonce: Lemonade ) and costume designer Marlene Stewart (“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”, “The Fate of the Furious”).
 

FREE GUY

RELEASED BY THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS, 01 JULY 2020


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