Trivia for Free Guy
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- Ryan Reynolds & Taika Waititi previously co-starred together in Green Lantern (2011).
- Filmed in Boston, MA from May 2019-July 2019.
- This is the second time Ryan Reynolds has played a character named Guy. The first time was in the animated film "The Croods".
- Joe Keery previously worked with director Shawn Levy on Stranger Things (2016)
- The movie is set in a fictional, intra-video-game locale called Free City. Its teaser trailer opens with an establishing shot of what is visibly Pittsburgh, however, and its remainder appears to have been filmed in the Boston area. Local landmarks such as Faneuil Hall and the 75 State Street complex are clearly visible.
- According to the Hollywood Reporter, famous YouTube gamer celebrities are set to make cameo roles in this film. Gamer stars like Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, Imane "Pokimane" Anys, and Lannan "LazarBeam" Eacott will appear as themselves while Seán "Jacksepticeye" McLoughlin will voice the video game character Q*bert in a scene where Guy and Molotov get him from a download.
- NPC is short for 'non-playing character', in computer games. Alternatively known as Non Player Character, signifying that the character is computer code, rather than being controlled by a human.
- Included in the 2016 Black List of "most liked" scripts.