The first trailer for the upcoming original movie about video games, titled Free Guy, reveals Ryan Reynolds and Killing Eve‘s Jodie Comer in a virtual world. 

Directed by Shawn Levy (a longtime producer on Stranger Things) the story is about Guy (Reynolds). He’s a bank teller who yearns to break free from his increasingly boring life, but then he realizes why his life is so repetitive. The twist is that Guy is not actually a guy — he’s a background character (which in gamer speak is called a NPC, aka, non-playable character) within a videogame called Free City. The game is headed for cancellation, and Guy becomes self-aware, which catches the eyes of the developers. Thus begins Guy’s mission to save his game and himself from termination. Comer, meanwhile, plays two characters in the film: Millie, one of the game’s developers, and Molotov Girl, Millie’s in-game avatar.nja.

Free Guy is scheduled for theaters on July 3, 2020. You can take a look at the first trailer at the link here.

‘Free Guy’: Ryan Reynolds, Taika Waititi, Jodie Comer Star in First Trailer


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