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Ryan Reynolds’ Flick Free Guy Trends As Fans Recall Pokimane and Ninja’s Hilarious Cameos

Published 02/24/2022, 11:39 AM EST

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Ryan Reynolds starred cinematic masterpiece, Free Guy, was the first film in recent times to acknowledge the dynamic shift towards internet celebrities. The multimillion-dollar movie portrayed the life of an NPC (non-player character) in an open-world game.

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The unique and exclusive concept of the movie received high praises from fans and critics alike. But what made the movie stand apart from other sci-fi/game cinematic adaptations in the past were the countless cameos of high-profile gamers and streamers such as Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins, Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys, Seán “Jacksepticeye” McLoughlin, and many more.

Although the movie initially launched in August 2021, it was released on Disney’s OTT platform, Disney Plus, on February 23, 2022, in the United States. Here’s how fans of the popular gamers and streamers are reacting to it.


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Free Guy featuring Ninja, Pokimane, and others released on Disney Plus

Free Guy starred Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds as the protagonist, who is an NPC bank teller, alongside Jodie Comer. Reynolds’ character, Guy, sets on a mission to save his friends and the MMORPG world they live in, becoming the hero of the story.

Additionally, throughout his journey, Guy runs into various internet celebrities who make appearances as themselves. It included stars like Ninja, Pokimane, Jacksepticeye, LazarBeam, and DanTDM on its list.


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Many fans expressed their excitement at watching the movie featuring some of their favorite content creators. However, there were a few individuals who pointed out the two of the most popular internet celebrities in the movie, do not get along well anymore following their recent feud.

Interestingly, the movie also debuted on HBO Max along with Disney Plus in the region.

Some individuals even compared the film to other science fiction movies that were released recently. While others had nothing but positive words for the movie.

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In addition to the streamer, the movie also includes cameos from Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as well as Hugh Jackman. Now, if this does not pique your interest in watching the movie, nothing else will.

Free Guy won ‘The Comedy Movie 2021’ at the People’s Choice Awards and is also one of the nominees for ‘The Best Visual Effects’ movie at the Academy Awards 2022.


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Let us know your thoughts on the movie in the comments down below.

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Tanay Grover

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Tanay Grover, an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, is currently pursuing a degree in technology. Before finding his way into the world of eSports, he worked on Social Media management. An enthusiastic soccer player who never played any other game except FIFA, he found his calling when he started playing Valorant and Pokemon GO.