It’s hardly coincidental that Reynolds' career has taken a meteoric trajectory since bulking up for .“I’ve been a fan of Deadpool all my life, so i was gonna murder someone if it wasn’t me [who played him],” Reynolds recalls.But Reynolds has logged a lot of excellent, funny, and largely overlooked performances in between, whether in a rom-com, a stoner flick, or even a B-movie action sequel.
I was eating, like, live children as they passed in order to bulk up.” Nowadays, Reynolds says his training is more functional and less aesthetic. You want to still be able to get up after take 50 of falling off some ledge and landing on cement,” he says.
But we don’t have any marijuana.”) is Reynolds in top form. His boss, the publishing executive Margaret Tate, (Sandra Bullock, who received a Golden Globe nod for this role) faces deportation to Canada, so she coerces Andrew to green-card marry her.
Though a very predictable rom-com, Reynolds deploys his now-trademark snark to elevate what could’ve been an utter snooze-fest.
His first major breakthrough came from the 2002 comedy magazine. I was so aware of everything around me." He found sanctuary in school productions where his vulnerability could be an asset rather than a problem.
At the age of 12, Reynolds landed his first professional acting job.