WATCH | Ryan Reynolds is taking a break from movie-making to spend time with his family

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Ryan Reynolds has announced that he's taking a sabbatical from movie-making to spend some time with his family.

The actor took to Instagram to announce the news by sharing a series of photos of himself alongside the cast or crew of his upcoming project, the Christmas-themed musical Spirited.

The hiatus announcement had fans concerned, forcing the actor to clarify how long he's planning for the breather to last. 

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The superstar shared a screenshot on his Stories of the definition of sabbatical, which can last anywhere from two months to a year, and listed the reasons that typically lead to taking one, which Reynold crossed out and simply wrote parent. 

While many celebs left comments to congratulate the actor, his wife Blake Lively hilariously trolled her husband, admonishing him that Michael Caine did it first. 

Ryan and Blake have been married since 2012 and share three daughters. The actor has stated in the past that the two stars take turns working so each can have a chance to parent their kids. 

Watch the video above for more. 

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