John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds partner for fantasy comedy, ‘Imaginary Friends’
John Krasinski and Ryan Reynolds are teaming up for a new fantasy comedy film called ‘Imaginary Friends.’ The duo will star in the titular roles, which have not yet been cast but are said to be coming soon.
The movie focuses on two friends who discover an online community of people with imaginary companions--and then must figure out how these creatures fit into their already complicated lives.
‘Imaginary Friends,’ will also feature Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge. No other cast has been released but reports have pegged the release date on Thanksgiving 2023.
Krasinski and Reynolds have been friends for years, with the former even appearing in a commercial for the latter's Aviation Gin company. The news of their new project was first reported by Deadline.
John Krasinski is an American actor, writer, and director. He is best known for his role as Jim Halpert on the U.S. version of ‘The Office’ (2005–2013), for which he received critical acclaim and won multiple awards.
Krasinski has also starred in films such as ‘License to Wed’ (2007), ‘Leatherheads’ (2008), ‘Away We Go’ (2009), ‘Big Miracle’ (2012), ‘Promised Land’ (2012), ‘Aloha’ (2015), and ‘13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ (2016). He also directed and wrote the horror film ‘A Quiet Place’ (2018) and its sequel, ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ (2021).
Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor, comedian, film producer, and entrepreneur. He began his career starring in the Canadian teen soap opera Hillside (1991–1993) and had minor roles before landing the lead role of Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl between 1998 and 2001. Reynolds then starred in a range of films, including comedies such as National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002), Waiting... (2005), and The Proposal (2009). He also appeared in dramas such as Buried (2010), Woman in Gold (2015), and Life (2017), and action films such as Blade: Trinity (2004), Green Lantern (2011), and Safe House (2012). Reynolds has also played the title characters in the films Deadpool (2016) and Detective Pikachu (2019).
Phoebe Waller-Bridge is an English actress, writer, and producer. She is best known for creating, writing, and starring in the BBC Three comedy-drama ‘Fleabag’ (2016–2019), for which she received several awards, including an Emmy Award and a British Academy Television Award.
Waller-Bridge has also appeared in films such as ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ (2018) and ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (2017). She has also written for and starred in the Amazon Prime Video comedy-drama series ‘Crashing’ (2016) and the Sky Atlantic thriller series ‘Killing Eve’ (2018–present), the latter of which she also served as executive producer.
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