After buying a gin company, how does one go about marketing its product? If you're Ryan Reynolds, you do so by faking a twin brother, of course.
In a new commercial for his gin company, Aviation Gin, Reynolds reteams with his "twin" brother Gordon to talk about his latest business venture. And well, to say things don't go as planned would be putting it lightly. After a hostile interview, which sees Gordon bash Ryan repeatedly, the actor storms off leaving Gordon to snark that at least Ryan had done something right with Aviation Gin.
The actor first debuted his "twin" Gordon in a video for GQ Magazine back in 2016 after being dubbed the Man of the Year by GQ. Unsurprisingly, the actor who is best known for his work as the Merc with a Mouth, plays a foul-mouthed interviewer who is resentful of his brother's success. So, it makes sense that the actor would bring Gordon back to promote Aviation Gin, which he purchased earlier this year.
Reynolds took ownership of the company -- although it remains unclear just how much stake he truly has in Aviation Gin -- just a year after trying the product. Following his announcement that he'd come on board Aviation Gin, the actor joked that ever since he'd tried it, he'd spent most of his time "finding some way to infiltrate the company." He continued, "I don’t know whose idea it was to allow me into the gin business, but I can assure you, there are smarter, more reasonable people in charge."
Reynolds can currently be seen in Deadpool 2 from director David Leitch where he stars as the titular character. Deadpool 2 also stars Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, T.J. Miller as Weasel, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapičić as Colossus, Zazie Beetz as Domino, Julian Dennison as Russell and Josh Brolin as Cable.