Since Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt called the Bradgelina union quit, there has been a noticeable gap at the top of the most beloved celebrity couple in the world and that gap, so far, has been filled by Hollywood powerhouse, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. Blake is known for her role in the classic show, Gossip Girl while Ryan is known for his wisecracking performance as Deadpool in the Deadpool movies.
However, many have wondered if just like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, these two beautiful people have ever been in a movie together, and in this article, we answer that question, exploring how deep the connection runs between Ryan and Blake. Check it out below.
Who is Blake Lively?
Before diving into Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ professional union, here is a quick look at each of them.
Blake Lively was born on the 25th of August 1987 in Los Angeles, California. She was born into an entertainment family, to a mother who was a talent scout and a father who was an actor. She has four siblings, three of whom are half-siblings and although she is the most popular of her siblings, they are all members of the entertainment industry.
She began her career at the age of 11 when she was cast as Trixie in Sandman. She got her first major role in 2005 when starred as Bridget in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Since then, Blake Lively has had a long and successful career that has included roles in successful productions like The Town, Gossip Girl, Café Society, The Age of Adaline, A Simple Favor and a few others.
She has also been nominated for a few awards, including the Saturn Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards and a couple of others. So far, she has over 20 nominations and has won over eight of them.
Who is Ryan Reynolds?
Ryan Reynolds, long-term husband to Blake Lively has been in the industry since he was 15 years old, having been born on the 23rd of October 1976 in Vancouver, Canada.
Unlike his wife, Ryan Reynolds did not have any parental background in the world of entertainment before joining the industry. His mother worked as a retail salesperson while his father worked as a food wholesaler. He was raised as the youngest of four children and he attended Kitsilano Secondary School before heading to Kwantlen Polytechnic University before he dropped out in pursuit of a career as an actor.
Three years before leaving secondary school, he made his debut appearance as an actor Fifteen, playing Billy Simpson. He made his film debut in Ordinary Magic in 1993 and has gone on to star in over 80 movies and TV shows. Some of them include Deadpool, Life, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Woman in Gold, The Change-Up, The Proposal, and several others.
Over the course of his career, he has received over 50 award nominations and has won more than 17 of them, including the MTV Movie + TV Awards and the People’s Choice Awards.
Have They Ever Been in a Movie Together?
Considering that their relationship and marriage so far has been a display and a reminder of the existence of true love, fans have wondered if they share any professional entanglement or their domestic life is where their union ends.
Well, the answer is yes. They have shared the screen once for the movie, Green Lantern. Ryan Reynolds starred as Hal Jordan while Blake Lively played his romantic interest as Carol Ferris. While the movie itself was a huge letdown, making a global box office total of $219.8 million on a $200 million budget, as well as a critical failure, it was a significant milestone in the relationship of the power couple.
They met for the first time on the set of the film and became friends. Although they played a love interest to each other, they were both in a relationship at the time, with Ryan married to Scarlett Johansson while Blake Lively was in a relationship with Gossip Girl co-star, Penn Badgley.
Their friendship continued after the movie finished filming, and about a year after, they both became single people. After another year, they got married in September 2012 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
They have remained together ever since with two children, the first, James Reynolds, was born in December 2014 and the second, Inez Reynolds, in September 2016. Both children are girls.