Ryan Reynolds has detailed the “heartbreaking” expertise of recording a phase for Alex Trebek’s remaining episode of Jeopardy!.
A brand new episode of the present, taped earlier than Trebek’s death in November, airs tonight (January 5).
“It’s an honour (and a bit of heartbreaking) to be with Alex Trebek one final time on Jeopardy,” Reynolds tweeted yesterday (January 4) of the upcoming episode.
On the brand new episode, Reynolds appeared from his dwelling to quiz contestants about NPCs (non-player characters) in video video games.
See the snippet under.
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) January 5, 2021
Alex Trebek died on November 8, 2020 on the age of 80 following a battle with pancreatic most cancers.
Trebek started internet hosting Jeopardy!, which initially ran from 1964 to 1979, when it was revived in 1984. He was nominated 31 instances for the Daytime Emmy Award for Excellent Recreation Present Host for his work, successful the trophy seven instances.
Upon information of his demise, tributes from throughout the leisure world poured in for Trebek, together with one from Reynolds, who recalled Trebek making a cameo in his movie Free Man final 12 months, whereas being handled for most cancers.
“He was gracious and humorous. Along with being curious, stalwart, beneficiant, reassuring and naturally, Canadian,” Reynolds tweeted. “We love you, Alex. And at all times will.”
Reynolds, in the meantime, is ready to characteristic in an upcoming reboot of Dwelling Alone, which the unique movie’s director Chris Columbus has referred to as “an insult to the art of cinema”.
“The reboots are simply foolish to me,” Columbus advised the Independent. “After I examine one thing referred to as Stoned Alone, they have been going to do with Ryan – it was an R-rated Dwelling Alone film about stoners – I assumed to myself… that is simply an insult to the artwork of cinema.”
Reynolds was connected to provide the movie in 2018, which was described as a non secular sequel to the unique specializing in “a 20-something weed-growing loser who misses the airplane for his vacation ski-trip.”