No matter how big of a star you are, the process for getting tested for COVID-19 is the same for everyone. Including Ryan Reynolds.

The production of Netflix’s upcoming action flick Red Notice was put on delay in March due to the pandemic. Now, Ryan Reynolds and his acting colleagues are returning to work. But before they did, they had to take a COVID-19 test.

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Hollywood’s favorite Ryan Reynolds got tested for COVID-19 before returning to work

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This Saturday, the movie star and husband of Blake Lively joked about his unpleasant experience getting tested, while Blake documented the process.

Apparently, the process wasn’t the most pleasant one

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“Back to work on #RedNotice. The Covid Test is quick and easy. The doctor places the swab up your nose, just deep enough to tickle your childhood memories, and then it’s over,” the actor wrote below the photos from before, during, and after the nasal swab. “No matter what you say to him, he won’t buy you dinner first,” he continued.

“The doctor places the swab up your nose, just deep enough to tickle your childhood memories, and then it’s over”

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Ryan’s costars—Gal Gadot and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson—had been tested before returning to set, too.

The photos were snapped and shared by Blake Lively, Ryan’s wife

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The other costars for Netflix’s upcoming movie got tested too

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“Getting ready to head back to the Red Notice set but prep looks a little different now,” the Wonderwoman Gal wrote alongside photos from her own testing experience. The actress also encouraged her followers to “stay safe.”

While Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared that he had tested positive


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A week before Ryan and Gal shared photos of them getting tested, their costar “The Rock” revealed that he and his family had tested positive for the virus, but have since recovered. “I wanted to give you guys a little helpful update on things that have been going on on my end for the past two-and-a-half to three weeks now,” the actor shared in a video. “So the update is this: my wife Lauren as well as my two baby girls and myself, we have all tested positive for COVID-19.”

“But I am happy to tell you guys that we as a family are good. We’re on the other end of it, we’re on the other side. We’re no longer contagious, and we are—thank God—we are healthy,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson continued.

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