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Ryan Reynolds to take time off from acting to focus on Wrexham AFC

19 Nov 2021 2 minutes Read
Ryan Reynolds. Picture by Dick Thomas Johnson (CC BY 2.0).

Ryan Reynolds has revealed he’s going to take some time off from acting to focus on Wrexham AFC.

The Deadpool star, who co-owns the non-league Welsh football club with fellow Hollywood actor Rob McElhenney, said he plans to take a break from the big screen next year.

He added that he buys into “things that are already excellent” and that “Wrexham was already amazing” when he came along.

In a wide-ranging interview with The Times, Reynolds said: “I’m taking time off from making movies. Next year I’ll work on my businesses, including Wrexham AFC. I don’t mind if I’m called an entrepreneur rather than an actor.

“And I know I don’t invent things. I buy into things that are already excellent. Wrexham was already amazing when I came along.”

He added: “Movies, drinks, dating and now Wrexham FC . . . No, I’m not trying to take over your Saturday. I just see companies that work and I think I can help be better.

“A lot of celebrities just want to promote aspirational products. What about things that are everyday and essential but still great?”

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Dai Rob
Dai Rob
15 days ago

Ryan mate…..how about getting involved with a club down south too? @PortTalbotTown are crying out for some leadership atm!!! ‘-)

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