Have you ever wondered what life might be like for a non-playable character in a video game? The new trailer for Free Guy will show you through Ryan Reynolds' ambitious NPC who just wants to be the hero for a change.
The trailer opens with a look into the action-packed world of a video game where Reynolds' character Guy who works as a bank teller. He has a mundane routine that is suddenly interrupted when he decides to act out against a robber. From there, things go crazy awesome.
Guy soon discovers that he's part of a video game that resembles Grand Theft Auto and Fortnite and comes across a player who helps him go about his new mission: to be the good guy. No, wait, scrap that. He wants to be the great guy.
The synopsis for Free Guy reads as follows:
"In Twentieth Century Fox’s 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."
The film also stars Jodie Comer as Guy's accomplice, Joe Keery as one of the programmers of the game, and Taika Waititi as a game publisher who looks and sounds like Taika Waititi. Free Guy is scheduled for release on July 3, 2020.