Ryan Reynolds has earned a spot on the Oscar shortlist for best song for “Good Afternoon,” from his Christmas movie “Spirited” with Will Ferrell. But Hugh Jackman is preparing to star alongside Reynolds in the upcoming “Deadpool” sequel, and he hopes the Academy refrains from further boosting Reynolds’ ego with a nomination.
Jackman said, “Ryan Reynolds getting a nomination in the best song category would make the next year of my life insufferable. I have to spend a year with him shooting Wolverine and Deadpool. Trust me, it would be impossible. It would be a problem.”
Jackman began the video by praising Reynolds’ holiday movie saying, “I loved ‘Spirited.’ It’s a great movie, the entire family watched it and had a blast. I love Will [Ferrell], I love Octavia [Spencer]… and ‘Good Afternoon,’ I laughed the entire way through. It is absolutely brilliant.”
However, Jackman went on to say, in deadpan delivery, “But please, from the bottom of my heart, do not validate Ryan Reynolds [with an Oscar nomination].”
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