Ryan Reynolds is not having a good time at the Cannes film festival.
The actor recently attended the festival for his latest movie “The Captive” at the Cannes film festival.
The audience found the movie to be so bad that many people actually booed. The movie was received so poorly that Ryan Reynolds did not even show up for the film’s after party.
According to reports, “Ryan definitely seemed a little on edge. Wouldn’t be surprised if he skipped out on his party because the film is getting terrible reviews.” Reynolds “seemed preoccupied on his cell phone” while the duo dined at the restaurant but was still “really affectionate” with his wife Blake Lively.
“[It] looked like Blake was trying to cheer him up a few times … she rubbed his arm like she was consoling him and kept whispering in his ear,” the source continues. “At one point, Ryan smiled … and leaned into her for a kiss on the lips.”
“The Captive” was reviewed by Variety and described as “a ludicrous abduction thriller that finds a once-great filmmaker slipping into previously entered realms of self-parody.”
The Captive, formerly titled Queen of the Night is a thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan and co-written with David Fraser. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand and Alexia Fast.
The Captive centers on 8 years after the disappearance of a little girl, but there is evidence that shows that she’s still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.
The movie is reminiscent of the great feature film Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal.
The Cannes Film Festival is self described as “to draw attention to and raise the profile of films with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide and celebrating cinema at an international level.”
For Ryan Reynolds The Captive did just that but for all the wrong reasons.
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