“I want to tell different kind of stories”- Ryan Reynolds Breaks on How He Deals With Genre Cuts Across His Multiple Characters

“I want to tell different kind of stories”- Ryan Reynolds Breaks on How He Deals With Genre Cuts Across His Multiple Characters

At this point, the Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has carved out a niche of his own. The star reached the top of fame without actually having an acting education and there has been no going back. Not only, as Deadpool but Reynolds has left his mark as a myriad of other top-notch characters in the industry, each of them in strikingly different genres with more or less the same version of his previous characters. 

May it be the ideal romantic comedy hero or the serious drama actor; the crazy mercenary Deadpool or the King of parties, how exactly has Ryan Reynolds managed to upgrade himself, each time bringing up a more glorified version of his roles while the subject matter has been the same? Hear it out from the star himself. 

Ryan Reynolds on doing different movies
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 02: Ryan Reynolds attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

The Hollywood Titan sat with FirstPost in November 2021 to answer a plethora of interesting questions about the world of acting and its ways. One of the intriguing discussions that the outlet had with Reynolds was about his choice of movie and his ways of acting in it. When asked about the pressure of having to outperform himself with similar roles, Reynolds admitted saying, “…a little bit.” 

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Giving an instance of his then-upcoming movie The Adam Project, the star elaborated on how some of his works are very specific. Pressing on how he is inspired by movies like E.T. in terms of the variety in the tone, Reynolds explained how the pressure of him risking repetition is not as much since he wants to experiment.I want to tell different kinds of stories, and hopefully work in films that are surprising,” he affirmed. 

Ryan Reynolds focuses on the tone of the movie rather than the subject matter 

He sounded confident about how Free Guy was one interesting movie as such. Following this, he further embarked on optimism saying how The Adam Project was going to be a blockbuster movie as well. Explaining its substance earlier in the interview, he focused on how that is a much more personal and emotionally grounded movie for him.

With minimal sarcasm in contrast to his signature takes with movies, and lesser pop culture references, Ryan Reynolds thus finds it much easier to differentiate each movie through its tone and not really the subject matter.

How did you like his take on the question? Which are your top favorites from the Reynold starrers? Let us know in the comments below.

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