‘The world needed a hero. They got a guy.’
Free Guy is a 2021 released science-fiction action comedy film about a bank teller who discovers that he is part of a video game.
Directed by prolific Canadian Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum franchise; The Internship; Date Night; The Pink Panther 2006) from a screenplay co-written by Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn, based on a story by Lieberman. Produced by Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Adam Kolbrenner.
The movie stars Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi.
A bank teller discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game. He 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.
Free Guy will be released theatrically in the USA by 20th Century Studios on August 13th 2021.
Cast and characters:
Ryan Reynolds … Guy
Taika Waititi … Antoine
Jodie Comer … Milly / Molotov Girl
Utkarsh Ambudkar … Mouser
Joe Keery … Keys
Lil Rel Howery … Buddy
Matty Cardarople … Gamer
Camille Kostek … Bombshell
Tait Fletcher … Viking Warrior / Security
Alex Trebek … Self
Kimberly Howe … Blue Avatar
Britne Oldford … Missy
Seán McLoughlin … Q*bert (voice)
Aaron W Reed … Dude
Owen Burke … Bank Robber #2
Boston, Revere, Worcester and Weymouth (studio), Massachusetts, USA
74 Concord St., Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (bank scene)
Paramount Studios – 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA (additional photography)
14th May 2019 to 31st July 2019
Audio: Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital | Dolby Surround 7.1 | DTS | IMAX 6-Track
Aspect ratio: 2.39: 1