FREE GUY Begins Principal Photography in Boston

Production has commenced on FREE GUY, an adventure-comedy from 20th Century Fox starring Ryan Reynolds (DEADPOOL, POKÉMON 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 will be released by The Walt Disney Studios on July 3, 2020.

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FREE GUY

Release: July 3, 2020
Director: Shawn Levy
Producers: Shawn Levy, Ryan Reynolds, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Adam Kolbrenner
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Taika Waititi, Joe Keery, Utkarsh Ambudkar

 

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Movie Review by Kristin: THOR: RAGNAROK | #ThorRagnarok #thor @thorofficial

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Helloooooooo, movie lovers!!

I got to see a 3-D screening of THOR: RAGNAROK last night here in Miami, and I have to say . . . this might just take the top spot for me! It’s definitely the most entertaining of the Thor movies.

Now, I might be a bit biased because I love me some Chris Hemsworth, but this movie had the perfect balance of action and comedy that I felt set it apart from the others. I don’t remember the other films being consistently funny throughout the entire two hours, but this one had everyone laughing (in a good way) for a lot of it. The interactions between Thor and Hulk were some of the best moments for me. I also loved the female presence in this one. Cate Blanchett as Hela aka the Goddess of Death, and Tessa Thompson were such bad asses in this movie and it’s nice to see women being represented as such in a genre geared towards boys and men. Women enjoy these characters and films too, so it’s nice to see them being included and represented as strong, powerful beings that can kick ass with the best of them!

The cast was fantastic, and there were even a few surprise appearances thrown in that made it even better. I’m about to throw in a spoiler alert regarding those appearances, so if you don’t want to know, skip through to the synopsis.

SPOILER ALERT: Doctor Strange played a small part in the film, Matt Damon goes uncredited but plays an actor imitating Loki.

 

SYNOPSIS: Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.

This is definitely my favorite Thor movie. If you’re contemplating whether or not to see it in 3-D, I say do it! I wear glasses all of the time, so it’s a bit of a hassle having to put those 3-D glasses on top of my own and it distorts the picture just a bit BUT the effects were great and it was still a cool experience. Whether it’s 3-D or not, I strongly suggest seeing this one in the theater. Check it out for yourself and let me know your thoughts on this comedic direction!

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