There are many impressive candidates that the “Spirited” track must overcome to make the final list of contenders for the Academy Award for Best Song, including as the music of Rihanna and Taylor Swift. So if Good Afternoon can achieve its Oscar aspirations, Ryan Reynolds has confirmed that he will be there and will play his part in the live broadcast. Reynolds told Variety, “Look, if this song gets nominated for an Oscar, I’d say the least I can do is show up on that stage and embarrass myself.” The news that the popular actor is ready Giving fans a memorable performance should he earn the nomination is probably exciting for some, but not everyone is excited about the situation.
While liking the film and the track, Hugh Jackman offered his opinion on how he feels about Reynolds receiving Oscar recognition. “Ryan Reynolds getting a Best Song nomination would make the next year of my life unbearable. I have to spend a year with him to do ‘Wolverine’ and ‘Deadpool,'” Jackman joked in a video Twitter. “Trust me, it would be impossible. It would be a problem.” He pleaded with everyone, saying: “But please don’t endorse Ryan Reynolds from the bottom of your heart [with an Oscar nomination].”
Reynolds has been in flops, blockbusters and underrated favorites throughout his career. Despite Jackman’s objections, it will be interesting to see which category his “Good Afternoon” Oscar performance ends up in, should it occur.