Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell pulled off a uncommon late-night switcheroo on Wednesday, subbing in for one another as a part of their respective press excursions for Netflix’s Pink Discover and Apple TV+’s The Shrink Subsequent Door.
ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel was supposedly set to welcome Reynolds, whereas NBC’s Jimmy Fallon was allegedly ready to interview Ferrell. However when Kimmel launched Reynolds, out got here the previous Saturday Night time Dwell star, wearing his most interesting Star Wars pajama bottoms.
In the meantime, over on Fallon, Reynolds entered upon Ferrell’s cue. (His intro music: “Don’t Concern the Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult! #MoreCowbell) Reynolds defined that he was simply strolling his canine when he acquired a textual content from Ferrell asking that he make his manner over to The Tonight Present.
Forward of the swap, Fallon and Kimmel tweeted at one another, with out a lot as hinting at what would comply with:
hey hey. https://t.co/od7XyZdTCL
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) November 11, 2021
Ferrell is at the moment selling the above-mentioned Shrink Subsequent Door (premiering Friday; read review), an eight-part restricted collection co-starring Paul Rudd and Kathryn Hahn, primarily based on the podcast of the identical title. Reynolds, in the meantime, stars reverse Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot within the heist movie Pink Discover, which is at the moment in choose theaters and begins streaming Friday.
Collectively, Ferrell and Reynolds lately wrapped manufacturing on the Apple TV+ musical Spirited, a contemporary retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, which is predicted to debut in 2022.
Ferrell, after all, is not any stranger to late-night stunts. Again in 2019, Ferrell appeared on six (!) talk shows in one night, all as Anchorman‘s Ron Burgundy. Every look consisted of an authentic stand-up comedy routine, adopted in some instances by a sit-down interview. In actual fact, Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert had no different company that night time. Ferrell remained in character all through every look, and never a single host referred to the comic by his precise title.
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