Ryan Reynolds could star in a remake of The Phantom of the Opera

Gastón Leroux's gothic novel, The Phantom of the Opera, could have a remake with Ryan Reynolds as the protagonist.

The story of The Phantom of the Opera, has always been very successful since its grand premiere in 1925, a film, adapted from a 1910 novel of the same name. In the decades since, the rich source material has been remade in cinematic format six times and made into a two-part miniseries. But it has also been a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Now could be Ryan reynolds who stars in the new version.

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Universal Pictures wants to retell the story of this cultural icon with one of Hollywood's most profitable lead actors. The sources consulted, which are the same ones that were right long ago with the new Scream movie and that Taskmaster would be the villain in Black Widow, now report that the study has Ryan Reynolds in its sights to play the protagonist.

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The original film starred Lon chaney like the hideously disfigured ghost, who turned everyone's life at the Paris Opera into hell for years. The ghost of the same name repeatedly terrorized employees and attendees with chaos, with shenanigans in an attempt to elevate the woman he loves to be a full-fledged stage star. However, the harmless pranks soon turn into cold-blooded murders, leaving everyone on the brink of what the monster will do next. So it seems like a very interesting role for Ryan reynoldsAlthough it would have to use its most dramatic version and put comedy aside.

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For now it is not known if the actor Ryan reynolds would be interested or even if he has time for the project, since he has many films on the horizon, plus he is about to sign a super contract with Marvel, which according to speculation would make Deadpool would appreciate in numerous installments of the UCM.

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