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 Schecter (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 will be released by The Walt Disney Studios on July 3, 2020.