Ryan Reynolds is an actor who understands comedy in ways no other actor in the industry could. His comic timing and sense of humor are unparalleled in Hollywood. As a result, it’s always a treat to watch a Ryan Reynolds movie. It’s because the endings always either leave us in splits or satisfied and content (or both). Movies like Deadpool and The Proposal are some of his greatest works. Reynolds already has a lot of presence on Netflix. This Wednesday brought in another cool surprise. Yet another Ryan Reynolds Comedy makes its way to Netflix.
The movie in question in the 2005 movie titled Waiting…, It stars Ryan Reynolds and Justin Long in lead roles. One of the greatest classics of comedy, Waiting…, is considered on Reynolds’ best works. Many fans call it an underrated comedy that deserves more attention that it gets. The raunchy comedy has a loyal fan base. There are many others who might not have even heard about it. The movie was before Reynolds became a Hollywood sensation. The 2005 movie follows a a group of people working as employees in a chain restaurant at a very ordinary day at work.
The movie also features other acting heavyweights other than Reynolds and Long. Anna Faris, David Koechner, Luis Guzman, John Francis Daley, Chi McBride, and Kaitlin Doubleday also act in supporting roles. Popular comedian Dane Cook also stars as a cook in the movie.
With Waiting…, Ryan Reynolds now has seven movies in total on Netflix. Five of them are from the live-action genre while the remaining two are from the animated arena. Reynolds lent his voice for Turbo and Croods. 6 Underground, Definitely, Maybe, Just Friends, Selfless, and now Waiting…, make it up to seven Ryan Reynolds entries in total on Netflix.
Reynolds has taken a liking for Netflix Originals. He starred as the protagonist in the Netflix Original 6 Underground. He would again star in yet another Netflix Project called Red Notice alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Gal Gadot. Rawson Marshall Thurber is writing the script for the movie as well as directing it. The movie is set for release on Netflix next year.
Ryan Reynolds has plenty of movies for fans that have no qualms of venturing outside the realm of Netflix. Movies like Detective Pikachu, Blade: Trinity, The Hitman’s Bodyguard and the upcoming sequel The Hitman’s Bodyguard’s Wife, are a few movies that feature the actor and should be on your watch list. Many other streaming services like HBO Max and Disney+ has offerings to quench the fans’ thirst for Ryan Reynolds. But Waiting…, is a movie that tells us a story of a time before Ryan Reynolds became….well, Ryan Reynolds.
Waiting…, is directed by Rob McKittrick. He also wrote the screenplay for the movie. The music for the movie could be credited to Adam Gorgini. Having its initial release on the 7th of October of 2005, the movie has had a long journey till it reached the Netflix streaming platform. The official synopsis for the movie reads:
A group of young workers at Shenanigan’s, a fast-food outlet, discover unique and unconventional ways to get rid of their boredom.