The Likes of Emily Blunt and Matt Damon Join Ryan Reynolds’ Next Live Action Outing Headed by John Krasinski

Published 04/28/2023, 7:30 PM EDT

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Las Vegas’s annual movie theatre trade show is providing all the answers about the most anticipated flicks! Having begun on 24 April 2023 at Caesars Palace, it has invited panels (including Disney and Marvel) from across Hollywood to put forward their best project slated for the year. And while fans already have a lot of content to get excited for, director John Krasinski teed up a peek into his comedy-family drama, If. PS: It has Emily Blunt and Ryan Reynolds on board.

Suppose you thought that Krasinski’s brand-new live-action adaptation had a pretty admirable voice cast for you to be interested in. In that case, the latest announcement about the gig will certainly have you seated. Although they have seemingly shrouded the drama in secrecy, we now have an entire list of its star-studded cast. Krasinski notably has a Merc, a Rebel, and a Fleabag to entertain fans.


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Yes! The Office alum revealed an exclusive first look at his gig along with the impressive additions to its already spectacular cast list. Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Maya Rudolph, and Sam Rockwell will reportedly join Ryan Reynolds and the team to provide you with an immersive experience.


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Furthermore, albeit the very little information provided about the plot, the casting news was enough to have Twitterati excited.

Fans express their excitement as their favorite veterans join Ryan Reynolds as the star-studded cast for If

First things first. Apart from the aforementioned stars, the following are also part of the gig: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Cailey Fleming, Louis Gossett Jr., Fiona Shaw, Alan S. Kim, Bobby Moynihan, and Steve Carell. And while we do not have updates about which characters they are to play, it is reported that Ryan Reynolds will save the world from those evils of society.

Honestly, with these faces on board, who will not be excited! While some simply write “So excited!” (In caps lock with five exclamation marks). Others unveil their emotions through emoticons and GIFs.

Some also say they will be seated for the cast.


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Notably, Krasinski, who also unveiled the first look at A Quiet Place: Day One, has also voiced a few titbits about the plot. It is reportedly based on his childhood favorites including E.T. and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The director also revealed that it will revolve around a young girl with a troubled life as she goes around to see people’s Imaginary Friends after the real-life ones grow up.

What are your thoughts on this star-studded cast? Do let us know in the comments below.



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