Blake Lively Looks Unrecognizable For Her New Movie So Of Course Ryan Reynolds Trolled The Crap Out Of Her

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Blake Lively is working on a new movie called The Rhythm Section based on a series of books by author Mark Burnell. In the film, Lively plays a woman named Stephanie Patrick, who I think is a spy of some sort that has to assume various identities.

I say I “think” because here’s the book’s description on Amazon (IMDb offers little help on that front)…

Stephanie Patrick’s world was destroyed by the Atlantic aircrash. Falling into a downward spiral of prostitution, drugs and drink, she is picked up by a journalist who has discovered that it was a bomb that caused the crash. And it is his murder that pulls her out of herself.

The Rhythm Section is not a thriller about the hunt for a terrorist, although that is the path Stephanie takes, and it’s not a story about revenge, although justice for her family is her initial motivation. Rather, The Rhythm Section is the story of Stephanie’s attempt to reclaim herself. She has to rediscover who she is through a series of roles that she is forced to play; she is never herself. As a prostitute, she is Lisa, the chemical blonde. Later, she is Petra Reuter, German anarchist turned mercenary terrorist. Sometimes, she is Marina Gaudenzi, a Swiss businesswoman, or she’s Susan Branch, an American student, or Elizabeth Shepherd, an English management consultant.

But whoever she is, she’s never herself because her life depends on her being someone else. This is the way she is trained by the intelligence service that recruits her, but it’s also the way she’s taught herself to be; being someone else has always worked for her and so it does now, until she begins to fall in love for the first time with Frank White. This undermines her completely and poses new questions: which of the many people she has become is the one to have fallen in love? Stephanie? Petra? Or one of the others? With whom has Frank fallen in love? Marina? Or the real Stephanie? More than anything, The Rhythm Section is about a catastrophic crisis of identity.

Phew! Got all that?

Anyhoo, Lively has been shooting the movie over in Dublin and we know this thanks to her always loving and caring husband Ryan Reynolds who shared a VERY flattering photo of her with the caption, “#nofilter.”

Awesome. I’m sure this was in no way payback for the troll job she did on him for his birthday, which was revenge for the troll job that he pulled on her birthday. (These two really are #goals.)

Although, as one commenter pointed out, Reynolds was probably going to “be sleeping in the couch” after this one.

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