Disney’s epic adventure-comedy ‘Free Guy‘, sees a bank teller (Ryan Reynolds) who one day discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, ‘Free City’ – a place constantly at the mercy of online invaders who do nothing but wreak havoc and violence. Guy and decides to become an active player instead and now, in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way.
What makes the film so exciting are all the direct references to popular online games like Fortnite, PUBG and GTA – essentially bringing elements of each virtual world to life. From the battle royale style, Fortnite (and PUBG) characters and effects like their flame throwers, parachutes and jetpacks to their iconic dance moves are all seen in the trailer below. GTA is also heavily referenced with tons of theft, vehicular manslaughter, street fighting and police chases.
The film is produced by and stars Ryan Reynolds as well as Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi. Free Guy is set to premiere on July 3, 2020, in the States. Watch the trailer below and read more on the latest entertainment news right here.