In 20th Century Studios’ epic adventure-comedy “Free Guy,” a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, decides to become the hero of his own story…one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way…before it is too late. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Keery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi, “Free Guy” is directed by Shawn Levy from a screenplay by Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn and a story by Lieberman.
The film is produced by Ryan Reynolds, p.g.a., Shawn Levy, p.g.a., Sarah Schechter, Greg Berlanti and Adam Kolbrenner with Mary McLaglen, Josh McLaglen, George Dewey, Dan Levine and Michael Riley McGrath serving as executive producers.
On July 28, Xbox and “Free Guy” launched the first-ever Xbox Game Pass Non-Player Character (NPC) Awards to celebrate and honor the greatest unsung heroes in video games. Fans around the world are encouraged to vote for their favorite NPC via the Xbox Twitter Poll now through August 3, with nominees including Doom’s Samuel Hayden, The Outer Worlds’ Parvati Holcomb, Sea of Thieves’ Chief Trader Mollie and of course, Guy from “Free Guy.” Xbox will announce the winner across social channels that afternoon. Additionally, Xbox and Hoonigan Industries will unveil a special surprise at the “Free Guy” world premiere.
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