After the passing of Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek yesterday morning, actor and comic Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to publish a tribute to the person who touched hundreds of thousands of viewers over his lengthy profession. Reynolds acknowledged that Trebek was beneficiant, gracious, and even humorous, whereas stating that they have been each Canadian, too.
And although the tribute alone was very touching, Reynolds additionally made point out of one thing nobody was actually anticipating. Within the tweet, he acknowledged that Trebek truly filmed a cameo for the upcoming comedy Free Man, which stars the Reynolds as a person who takes the world unexpectedly when he all of a sudden turns into conscious that he’s an NPC in a online game. He didn’t give any additional info relating to Trebek’s position, however it’s comparatively protected to imagine the host will seem as himself.
Alex Trebek was form sufficient to movie a cameo for our movie Free Man final yr regardless of his battle. He was gracious and humorous. Along with being curious, stalwart, beneficiant, reassuring and naturally, Canadian. We love you, Alex. And at all times will.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 8, 2020
Trebek’s passing is assumed to have been a results of his battle with stage four pancreatic most cancers, which he first revealed to Jeopardy! viewers in March of 2019. However the legacy that he has left is astounding. He first appeared because the host of Jeopardy approach again in 1984 and recorded a complete of over 8,200 episodes throughout 37 seasons, incomes him 5 Daytime Emmy Awards and the all-time report for internet hosting probably the most sport present episodes.
Trebek will proceed to look in pre-filmed episodes of Jeopardy till December 25th of this yr, and Sony Footage has to date claimed they haven’t any plans to rent a substitute host. However for followers all over the world, it’s good to know that we’ll get to see a bit bit extra of our favourite sport present host in Free Man.
Sadly, Free Man isn’t going to make its launch date of December 11th, as Disney has eliminated the movie from this yr’s launch schedule. It’s unsure if it should nonetheless launch in theaters or if it should makes it debut on a streaming service. Both approach, right here’s to hoping it comes out sooner fairly than later.