Taika Waititi & Utkarsh Ambudkar Join Ryan Reynolds' Existential Video-Game Movie FREE GUY

Taika Waititi & Utkarsh Ambudkar Join Ryan Reynolds' Existential Video-Game Movie FREE GUY

Taika Waititi & Utkarsh Ambudkar Join Ryan Reynolds' Existential Video-Game Movie FREE GUY

Thor Ragnarok's Taika Waititi and The Mindy Project's Utkarsh Ambudkar have both joined the cast of 20th Century Fox's upcoming video-game centric, comedy movie Free Guy.

September of last year saw the announcement of Free Guy, an upcoming sci-fi comedy starring Ryan Reynolds. Now two more popular actors have joined the cast. According to a recent report by Deadline, both Taika Waititi and Utkarsh Ambudkar will feature in the 20th Century Fox film.

Details regarding their roles haven't yet been revealed. Thus far we're only familiar with Reynolds' role - that being "A bank teller stuck in his routine discovers he’s a background character in a rather brutal open world, action-adventure video game and he is the only one capable of saving his world."

Waititi is best known for his comedic direction with his most prominent films being Thor Ragnarok, What We Do In The Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople. Ambudkar is known for starring in The Mindy Project as well as the Pitch Perfect franchise - he will also feature in Disney's live-action remake of Mulan.

The cast will also feature Joe Keery (Stranger Things), and Jodie Comer (Killing Eve), and Lil Rel Howery (Get Out). Shawn Levy, the showrunner of Stranger Things and former director of the Uncharted movie, is attached to direct. Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn are responsible for the script. Producers include Reynolds and Levy themselves as well as Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter.
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