Ryan Reynolds was overseas performing as a rainbow unicorn in a Korean singing competition.
Oh, Mr. Reynolds. Is there anything you can’t do? Apparently not, as Reynolds proved while doing a promo tour in South Korea disguised as a glittery unicorn.
The show is called King of Mask Singer, and it’s kinda like The Voice only the judges can’t tell who is actually singing. Contestants wear ridiculous costumes to disguise themselves and force the judges to bases their decision entirely on the quality of the contestant’s singing. In the case of Reynolds, he went on stage wearing a dazzling unicorn mask and a shimmering rainbow cloak. The white gloves seemed a bit overkill, but maybe he was channeling his inner Jackson.
For his big musical number, Reynolds chose “Tomorrow” from the Annie soundtrack. He wasn’t half bad either, although the insane Korean transitions from camera to camera makes the video a little hard to watch. His Korean audience seemed to be kept in rapt attention as Reynolds belted out the lyrics with nary a hitch until the very end where he strained just a bit on the final note.
Then on the big reveal the audience went completely insane. Even in South Korea, Reynolds is a huge movie star.
With the Deadpool 2 promo reel ran in the background, the audience screamed and hollered in Renyolds’ honor. "Hello, everybody. I'm so sorry about that song," he said after introductions, adding later, "I was wearing an adult diaper!"
Sadly, Reynolds didn’t take home the gold but he seemed to have a lot of fun nonetheless. "This was such a thrill," he told the audience. "This was an unbelievable honor for me, you guys pushed me to my own limits and I thank you for that. It's just the best."
Deadpool 2 swings into theatres this Friday.