What If John Krasinski directed Ryan Reynolds? Paramount will answer the question when If hits theaters May 24, 2024. Previously titled Fantastic friends and date 17 November 2023, If is Krasinski’s directorial follow-up to Paramount’s horror hits A quiet place and A Quiet Place Part II. Announced in 2019THR described the fantasy comedy as “the story of a man who can see and talk to people’s imaginary friends, befriend those who have been forgotten or rejected. However, some imaginary friends, devoid of love and friendship, turn to the dark side and it’s up to Reynolds’ character to save the world from those who turn evil.”
Directed by Krasinski If also stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Indiana Jones 5), Kaylee Fleming (The Walking DeadMarvel’s Loki), Louis Gossett Jr. (Watchmen, The Color Purple), Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter, Killing Eve), Alan S. Kim (Minary, Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens), and Krasinski’s ex The office co-starring Steve Carell (Minions: The Rise of Gru).
Krasinski wrote and will also star If, with which it produces Alison Seeger (Some good news, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan) and Reynolds via his Maximum Effort banner (Deadpool 2, Free Guy). George Dewey (The Adam Project) and Alexa Ginsburg (A Quiet Place Part II) serve as executive producers.
The If The release date change comes as Paramount Pictures announced the Quiet place The prequel, previously scheduled for September 22, 2023, has been pushed back to spring 2024. Now titled A Quiet Place: Day One, Krasinski is producing the spinoff prequel from director Michael Sarnoski with Platinum Dunes’ Andrew Form, Brad Fuller and Michael Bay.
In 2020, Reynolds appeared Some good news, the YouTube news-slash-talk show that Krasinski hosted and created amid the coronavirus pandemic. Krasinski’s latest roles include an appearance in the play starring Reynolds Free Presshis appearance as Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four in Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessand the voice of Superman in the cartoon DC League of Super-Pets.
Reynolds recently starred alongside Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot Red alert and was the title of the time-traveling sci-fi comedy The Adam Project, both for Netflix. It then merges back into his own Free Press and Adam Project director Shawn Levy for the untitled Deadpool 3produced by Disney’s Marvel Studios and set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
If is now scheduled to open in theaters on May 24, 2024.
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