Ryan Reynolds: Blake Lively Helped on ‘Deadpool,’ but Industry ‘Sexism’ Keeps Her from Being Recognized

Ryan Reynolds is back in the spotlight as the star of the upcoming video-game sci-fi comedy “Free Guy,” out in theaters on Friday, August 13 from director Shawn Levy.

Inevitably as the actor makes press rounds, questions surrounding “Deadpool,” that film’s sequel, and the upcoming, now-in-development “Deadpool 3” have surfaced.

And Reynolds, in an interview with SirusXM (via Insider), said that one of the secrets to his success as a writer (he’s a credited one on “Deadpool 2”) is his wife, Blake Lively, even if she doesn’t get recognition.“She’s helped me so much in ‘Deadpool,’ all kinds of movies that have been big successes,” said Reynolds, who called Lively a “really talented, multihyphenate kind of person.”He added that his best contributions as a writer to projects often come from Lively.

“There’s a lot of A++ writing that I’ve done that was actually Blake; Blake would jump in,

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