Ryan Reynolds takes time from ‘Deadpool 2’ shoot to take photos with Vancouver police officers

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A thrilling moment for a group of police officers working in Downtown Vancouver on the set of Deadpool 2. Movie star Ryan Reynolds took time to say thank you and pose for photos – Aug 8, 2017

A group of Vancouver police officers posed for several photos with Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds during a break in filming of Deadpool 2 on Tuesday.

A number of officers have been keeping watch over the set of the highly-anticipated sequel which has shut down several streets in Downtown Vancouver.

Wearing his Deadpool costume sans mask, Reynolds took time to thank the officers, sign autographs and then pose for a number of photos.

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After the group photos were taken, Reynolds quickly grabbed his phone so he could get a group shot of his own.

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“I’m that guy,” he said as he handed over his phone for one last photo.

Ryan Reynolds poses with Vancouver police officers.

Reynolds later tweeted out a photo.

The first Deadpool was a smash hit when it hit theatres in February 2016, and went on to become the most successful R-rated movie of all time.

Deadpool 2 is scheduled to be released in June of next year.

– With files from Kevin Nielsen

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