Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell switched roles on Wednesday for unsuspecting late-night talkshow hosts Jimmy KimmelAnd Jimmy Fallon.
Kimmel, 53, was expecting Ryan (45) as a guest host on his ABC show Jimmy Kimmel Live. Kimmel was surprised when Will, 54 showed up in pajamas, sandals, and a pair of flip-flops.
Fallon, 47 years old, introduced Will as his first guest. Fallon was shocked when Ryan appeared backstage.
Old switcheroo: Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell pulled the old switcheroo on Wednesday on unsuspecting late-night talk show hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon
Ryan ignored Fallon when he emerged, and instead played with the crowd as The Roots performed a heavy cowbell-heavy rendition Of The Reaper.
Fallon looked confused as Ryan took his seat.
Ryan said, “So weird.” “I just put my kids to bed. I was walking the dog around the block. Will called and said he was running a bit late. I said I would jump in for him. I’m in ”.’
Fallon asked: “How late does Will run?”
Surprise guest: Kimmel, 53, was expecting Ryan, 45, as a guest on his ABC show Jimmy Kimmel Live and was surprised when Will, 54, instead showed up in pajamas and sandals
First guest: Meanwhile, Fallon, 47, introduced Will as his first guest and was shocked when Ryan appeared from backstage
Ryan looked at his watch and replied, “He’ll be here in about half past Never.” Will isn’t coming. Will it not come at all?
Deadpool star said he was ‘disgusted’ with the plastic, playboy Hollywood prima donnas’ that think they can skip talking show appearances.
Ryan asked, “Who blows this off?”
Walking dog: ‘So weird,’ Ryan said. I just put the children to bed. I was walking the dog around the block. Will called me and said that he was running late. I said yes. I’m in.
Fallon switched gears to ask Ryan about Blake Lively (34), and their children.
“You know. They’re all great. Blake’s, Blake is great. Ryan stated that the sex was completely normal.
Fallon interrupted by saying, “Wait! I wasn’t going ask that.”
Family question: ‘You know. They’re all fine. Blake’s, Blake has no personal questions, but Blake is amazing. Ryan said that the sex is completely normal.
“Hey, hey! Hey, Jimmy, pump the sex brakes. I asked you no personal questions. You’re doing a great job. Ryan jokingly said, “Barbara Walters, it’s easy, it’s easy.”
Fallon declined Ryan’s invitation to discuss his new movie. Ryan promised Will that he would deliver.
He discussed their new musical Spirited which is a modern retelling the 1843 Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol.
Cowbell heavy: Ryan ignored Fallon as he emerged and instead played with the audience as The Roots performed a cowbell-heavy rendition of The Reaper, which has become associated with Will
Spirited was finished filming in October. Ryan then announced that he was taking a break from acting.
Ryan then introduced Will’s Apple TV+ series The Shrink Next Door, which also stars Paul Rudd (52), and Kathryn Hahn (48).
Fallon then featured Paul on People’s cover as the Sexiest Man Alive.
Sexiest man: Fallon then showed Paul Rudd on the cover of People as the newest Sexiest Man Alive and Ryan said he was happy for him
“I’m happy for Paul. He’s the nicest person in showbusiness. Ryan joked that he might be aging backwards from his contract with Satan or that he only drinks the breast milk of a blue whale.
Ryan also attempted to describe The Shrink Next Door hilariously, claiming it was a kind of Ant-Man series.
Kimmel was also astonished when Will appeared on his talkshow instead of Ryan.
Similarly surprised: Kimmel was similarly surprised on his talk show when Will showed up instead of Ryan
Reaching out: Kimmel and Fallon reached out to one another on Twitter after their guests pulled a switch.
“Yeah, Ryan couldn’t make it. Yes. I received a text message from him, stating that he was running late, which usually indicates that he’s not going to show up,” Will stated.
Kimmel asked, “So Ryan’s not coming?”
“No, he is not, just inquired if I’d fill it in,” Will replied. He noted that he lived near the Magic Castle in Hollywood so it wasn’t a problem for his.
Running late:: ‘Yeah, Ryan couldn’t make it. Yes. I received a text message from him, saying he was running behind, which usually means he wasn’t going to show up.” Will stated.
Will then performed an illusion trick that he was still working out and told Kimmel he was excited about Ryan’s film Red Notice, which also stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Gal Gadot.
“I believe it’s going to be good.” Will said, “We hope,”
Ryan asked Will questions. He revealed that Blake, Blake’s wife, is a great cook’ who makes oatmeal as well as ‘killer nachos.
Killer nachos: Will fielded questions as Ryan and revealed that ‘his wife’ Blake is a ‘great cook’ who makes oatmeal and ‘killer nachos’
Ryan was also asked about Ryan’s training regime and he lifted his shirt in order to show Ryan both his’relaxed’ and ‘tensed’ abs.
Will was also confused about Red Notice’s plot as Ryan was about The Shrink Next Door’s plot.
Red Notice will premiere on Netflix Friday, following a limited release last Wednesday in theaters.
The Shrink Next Door miniseries will also be available on Apple TV+ streaming.
Training regimen: The comedian also was asked about Ryan’s training regimen and lifted his shirt to show his abs both ‘relaxed’ and ‘tensed’
Casual style: Will arrives at Jimmy Kimmel Live studios in Hollywood