You’ll Never Guess How Ryan Reynolds & Blake Lively Fell In Love

Though we’re all super exited to see Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool, you may recall that this won’t be his first foray into the world of superheros. Back in 2011, Reynolds starred in Green Lantern. Though the film was not exactly a critical or box-office success, something fantastic did come out of it. On the set of Green Lantern, Reynolds met his now-wife Blake Lively. The Deadpool star recently sat down to chat with People and Entertainment Weekly editorial director Jess Cagle about how everything began between the duo.

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It turns out, the couple were just friends and decided to double date… but they each brought their own dates. Reynolds recalls. “For about a year Green Lantern had come and gone, we were both single. We went on a double date; she was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl. That was the most awkward date for the respective parties, because there was just fireworks coming across.”

Check out Ryan Reynolds chatting about the date and the not-so- successful Green Lantern below.

Deadpool hit theaters February 12, 2016!