Tuesday, August 05, 2014

You Been a Bad, Bad Boy, Ry?

Perhaps this one will work, Ry.

Poor Ryan Reynolds hasn’t had a hit in so long, some people are starting to think that, maybe, he should call Chris Brown for coffee.

R2 – who has The Captive coming up (a film that got quite a critical beating at Cannes earlier this summer) – will try his luck with a project that has a lot of ingredients that usually work: a Kevin Costner CIA thriller.

Reynolds will join the Cost, Gary Oldman (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), and Tommy Lee Jones in Criminal, which – get this – will focus on an unpredictable and dangerous prisoner who gets an informational download (the memories, secrets, and skills of a dead operative...what could go wrong!) into his head.

Will he play the young’un that all the old-timers are after or the newbie lawman that helps track down the titular bad guy down? I dunno.

All I know this one might put the one Sexiest Man Alive’s career back on track.

Photo: Zimbio.com.

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