Ryan reynolds’ free guy came out over the summer and ended up being one of the highest rated action comedies of all time. In addition to the most popular actors, the film features many exciting cameos. Channing Tatum, Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman, Dwayne Johnson, and John Krasinski have all made appearances in the film, some more stealthily than others. Fans were especially delighted with the appearance of Evans, who is seen towards the end of the film reacting to Reynolds’ character, Guy, using Cap’s shield. Reynolds’ nods to the MCU have inspired some fans to take some wild fan art a step further. In fact, the actor recently took to his Instagram Stories to share a piece from @ erathrim20 which features Guy cradling Tony Stark’s Nano Gauntlet from Avengers: Endgame.
Not only is Guy set to save the world with the Infinity Stones in the fan art, but there are also a ton of fun Easter eggs hidden in the image. You can spot Deadpool, Wolverine, and more. Reynolds shared the image in his stories without caption, so rather than link to the soon-to-be-gone page, you can see the original post below:
In an interview with CinemaBlend, free guy director Shawn Levy has revealed how quickly they filmed Evans’ cameo.
“Literally Ryan just texted Chris Evans, because I guess all the beautiful movie stars know each other? It’s a network that we normal humans are not allowed to enter. knew Chris was filming Defend Jacob in Boston, and he said, ‘If you could come to our set, and if Shawn can get you in and out in 10 minutes, would you come and make that appearance?’ And Chris, being the cool guy he seems to be, and actually is, said yes. Literally, he walked past our set, I had a camera waiting for me, we filmed him in five minutes, he was on his way. And that’s how it happened, ”explained Levy.
During a press conference with Reynolds, ComicBook.com asked about Evans’s cameo and Reynolds also explained how the Marvel star immediately got into it.
“What I always will do … There is so much that has been written about the movie industry and show business in Hollywood and so much … You read so much that is just terrible about it. industry and the people that make it up. Much true. But there’s actually a community out there that’s real. And there’s a lot of people within that community that are wonderful. And the thing that I don’t. will never take for granted is the idea that you can shoot such a great movie, Like free guy, and call someone up and just say, “Is there a way for you to jump in and make this little appearance?” Chris [Evans] I was living in Boston, it was like, “I’ll be there in five minutes,” “Reynolds explained.
He added: “I mean, it wasn’t even a … He didn’t ask what it was. I could have said this is the most graphic nude scene you have ever had. never done in your life. But he didn’t even ask for it. He just arrived. He was there. We got him in and out in less than five minutes. He didn’t need anything. ” He was just like, ‘For the love of the game.’ And I’ve known Chris for probably 10 years now. And so that was great. “
free guy releases on Blu-ray and DVD on October 12