Did you see Ryan Reynolds on Saturday Night Live last weekend? Will Ferrell hosted – and Ryan showed up in the opening monologue and on Weekend Update and Duana sent me a note at 140am, after the show ended, and this was her question: What is Ryan Reynolds?
The next day, it was announced that he’s become an owner in Mint Mobile. So he’s Deadpool, great on Twitter, he knows his gin, he’s into telecom, and he was Will Ferrell’s chosen one. So on this episode of Show Your Work, we’re deep-diving on Ryan Reynolds’s versatility and his choices. Duana’s never been more into him than she is now. And I take the opportunity to compare him, favourably, to Justin Timberlake.
Next – Queen & Slim is in theatres, go see it! The film is directed by Melina Matsoukas, her first feature, and written by Lena Waithe, her first feature, and both are front and centre on the press tour. We discuss their interview with Hypebeast and how they’ve spent their capital in making a movie that they’ve been waiting their entire careers to make.
Jean Smart! If you’re watching Watchmen, you’re talking about Jean Smart. Not that Jean Smart hasn’t been around – Jean Smart works A LOT. This, however, is a re-breakout role, unless of course you’re like Duana and you already knew this because Fargo. Still, she’s the one of the best parts of the HBO’s new big hype show. Jean Smart is showing her work, and it’s time to give her her due.
Attached - Ryan Reynolds at the Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson's benefit earlier this month.