Ryan Reynolds secretly filmed 400 personalised messages for the crew on Red Notice

Joshua Zitser
Wednesday 25 November 2020 16:12
Showbiz
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Between buying Wrexham AFC, owning a cell phone company and starring in movies, Ryan Reynolds has somehow found the time to individually thank 400 crew members.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reynolds personally recorded thank-you videos for every single person involved in his upcoming Netflix movie. He also sent them all a bottle of Aviation gin – the alcohol brand he owns.

Red Notice, which stars Reynolds, Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson, initially had to halt production in March due to the pandemic. Netflix, however, decided to work with health and safety workers to resume filming.

To do this, they created a “sequestered bubble” which meant that all those involved had to stay put in Atlanta for the duration of the production. The crew members were unable to see friends and family until filming ended.

Filming began in mid-september and completed on November 18.

Reynolds explained why he went to such great lengths to show his appreciation in an Instagram post.

In it, he spoke of the huge sacrifices crew members made to make the film a reality.

He wrote: “They went to work under the most intense circumstances every day. That sacrifice is not only theirs, but it also belongs to their family, friends and loved ones who haven’t seen them in months.”

Reynolds continued: “Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear masks. And visors. And have cotton swabs shoved up their noses every day.”

This all begs the question …. might Ryan Reynolds be Hollywood’s nicest boss?

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