Ryan Reynolds is taking a little sabbatical from movie making

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Ryan Reynolds has announced that he is taking a break from acting.

The Deadpool actor shared the news on his last day of filming the AppleTV + holiday movie Spirited with Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer.

Alongside behind-the-scenes photos, he wrote: "That's a wrap for me on Spirited. Not sure I'd have been ready to say yes to a film this challenging even three years ago. Singing, dancing and playing in the sandbox with Will Ferrell made a whole lotta dreams come true. And this is my second film with the great @octaviaspencer.

He added: "Perfect time for a little sabbatical from movie making. I'm gonna miss every second working with this obscenely gifted group of creators and artists. These days, kindness matters as much as talent. I've been lucky to work with folks who are flush with both."


Without missing a beat, his wife, Blake Lively, trolled him in the comments writing, "Michael Caine did it first."

On Friday, the 88-year-old said in an interview on BBC Radio that his upcoming film Best Sellers would be his last. A day later, on Twitter, he clarified that he was not retiring.


The Batman Begins actor also told Variety: "Regarding retirement, I've spent over 50 years getting up at 6 a.m. to make movies, and I'm not getting rid of my alarm clock!"

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