Ryan Reynolds on his last phone call with Alex Trebek


“It’s totally — wrenching.”

The next day after Trebek’s demise, Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to honor him, while revealing his cameo in Reynolds Free guy.

Alex Trebak was good enough to do a cameo for our film Free Guy last year despite his fight. He was gracious and funny. Apart from being curious, rude, generous, reassuring and of course, Canadian. We love you, Alex. and always will be.

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Promoting The Croads: A New Age In an interview with Apart from, Reynolds opened up about his last phone call with Trebek two months before his death.

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“It was a conversation about one of the shows he played,” Reynolds told, “I went on the show several times, he was asking me to come back again.” “

After mentioning that he was “unable” to make an appearance because he was on the set, Reynolds shared the emotional impact that Trebek’s death had on him.

“When you speak with people like that you grew up watching and suddenly you are talking to them on the phone, you start to reflect,” he explained.

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“You never know; Tomorrow is not given. Tease them, the people in your life. It was really shocking and sad. Apparently, he was ill and it was not entirely, wildly unexpected. However it is still heartbreaking. It is completely gut-wrenching. “

And as time progresses closer to the last tap of the trek Danger Appearing on December 25, the tribute to the broadcasting legend will surely continue to enter.

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