Christophe Beck (Frozen, Ant-Man, Edge of Tomorrow, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Hangover, The Muppets) is reuniting with director Shawn Levy on the upcoming sci-fi action comedy Free Guy. The film starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Lil Rel, Joe Keery, Utkarsh Ambudkar & Taika Waititi follows a bank teller who realizes he’s living in a video game and tries to prevent the makers of the game from shutting down his world. Matt Lieberman (The Addams Family, The Christmas Chronicles) wrote the screenplay with Zak Penn (Ready Player One, The Incredible Hulk). Levy & Reynolds are also producing the project with Greg Berlanti & Sarah Schechter (The Flash, Arrow, Riverdale) and Adam Kolbrenner (Prisoners). Beck has previously collaborated with Levy (Night at the Museum, Real Steel) on his directorial efforts Big Fat Liar, Just Married, The Pink Panther, Cheaper by the Dozen, Date Night and The Internship. Free Guyswill be released on July 3, 2020 by 20th Century Fox.

As previously reported, Beck also has Disney’s Frozen II and Miguel Arteta’s comedy Like a Boss coming up.

  1. Lucas Wilson says:

    Nice! I was hoping he would do it

  2. Rain says:

    So that’s why the soundtrack sounded so familiar! Seems that Beck recycled some music from the Disney short film Paperman. but hey, not even mad!