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Aussie director Patrick Hughes reveals what Ryan Reynolds is REALLY like

Aussie director Patrick Hughes reveals what Ryan Reynolds is REALLY like after working together on Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

There’s no doubt about it, Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds is one of Hollywood’s biggest names. 

And as his newest film Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is released around the country, Aussie director Patrick Hughes, 43, has lifted the lid on what it’s like working with the star. 

‘He is genuine, he is creative, he’s talented, he’s extremely good looking of course,’ Patrick told Weekend Today host Richard Wilkins on Saturday.

Legend! As their new film Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard lands in cinemas around the country, Aussie director Patrick Hughes, 43, has lifted the lid on what it’s like working with Ryan Reynolds. ‘He is genuine, he is creative, he’s talented, he’s extremely good looking of course,’ he said

‘He goes above and beyond, and he is a wonderful human being,’ he added. 

And according to Patrick, one of the perks on the job has been enjoying the creative process with Ryan, 44, amongst other high profile names as they text about the project. 

‘We [Ryan and I] have the same sense of humour,’ he said.

‘And one thing that comes out of this – doing these films together is, like, just the text chain I’ve got with Ryan, because that’s where all our writing goes down.’ 

Funny man! According to Patrick, Ryan is just as funny off-camera as he is on the set of his blockbuster films. 'We [Ryan and I] have the same sense of humour,' he said. Pictured on set, Ryan (left), Salma (centre), and Samuel L. Jackson (right)

Funny man! According to Patrick, Ryan is just as funny off-camera as he is on the set of his blockbuster films. ‘We [Ryan and I] have the same sense of humour,’ he said. Pictured on set, Ryan (left), Salma (centre), and Samuel L. Jackson (right)

Patrick also added that prominent lead actress Salma Hayek, 54, also brings a unique set energy to the table. 

‘She’s crazy, in a good way. She’s creative – a crazy creative ball of energy – that is Salma Hayek.’ 

‘Look, what you see is what you get. She is crazy and I love her to bits.’

Crazy energy: Patrick also added that prominent lead actress Salma Hayek, 54, also brings a unique set energy to the table. 'She's crazy, in a good way. She's creative - a crazy creative ball of energy - that is Salma Hayek'

Crazy energy: Patrick also added that prominent lead actress Salma Hayek, 54, also brings a unique set energy to the table. ‘She’s crazy, in a good way. She’s creative – a crazy creative ball of energy – that is Salma Hayek’

Stellar cast: The Ryan Reynolds-starring feature sees him returning to his role as Michael Bryce and being assigned to protect his former colleague, played by Samuel L. Jackson, as well as his ex-partner's wife, played by Salma Hayek

Stellar cast: The Ryan Reynolds-starring feature sees him returning to his role as Michael Bryce and being assigned to protect his former colleague, played by Samuel L. Jackson, as well as his ex-partner’s wife, played by Salma Hayek

The Ryan Reynolds-starring feature sees him returning to his role as Michael Bryce and being assigned to protect his former colleague, played by Samuel L. Jackson, as well as his ex-partner’s wife, played by Salma Hayek. Other notable stars include Antonio Banderas.

The movie serves as a sequel to the original Hitman’s Bodyguard film, which was released in 2017 and received praise for the on-screen chemistry between its stars.  

The lead actors received much critical praise for their portrayals of the lead characters in the original 2017 film, with many reviewers pointing to their comedic timing and genuine action-star appeal.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard’s Wife was originally supposed to be released in August of last year before the premiere date was pushed back due to the onset of the global pandemic, but it is out in cinemas now.

Future release: Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard is out in cinemas now after being delayed due to the onset of the global pandemic. Pictured, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds

Future release: Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is out in cinemas now after being delayed due to the onset of the global pandemic. Pictured, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds

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