Simply Mates stars Reynolds, 47, and Sensible, 47, marked the 18th anniversary of their vacation movie by reprising their roles as Chris and Jamie, to advertise Aviation American Gin. The “Simply Friendsgiving” advert, which was launched on Monday, November 20, options Reynolds — who co-owns the liquor model — asking Sensible how her day was whereas admiring their Christmas decorations.
“I’ve had higher days … The bar ran out of Aviation American Gin,” Sensible tells Reynolds whereas holding a deal with of the liquor.
Reynolds calmly replies with a smile, “Oh no, that’s so dangerous. That’s horrible.”
Sensible then tells the director to chop the scene, revealing the duo are standing in entrance of a inexperienced display screen. “That is bizarre,” she says.
Reynolds reassures her that “after we get to put up, it’ll be our residence, I promise you it’s gonna look simply effective,” earlier than including, “I feel we must always strive it once more.”
Sensible restarts the scene and once more tells Reynolds the bar ran out of his gin. He hilariously adjustments his line to “f—ok,” inflicting Sensible to yell minimize once more. “That was a extremely large response,” she quips.
“Nicely, it’s been 18 years, I feel the characters have modified a bit, so let’s go another time,” Reynolds replies, to which Sensible says, “I suppose.”
They once more try the scene, however as soon as Sensible realizes it’s simply an advert for Reynolds’ gin and never a “self-funded sequel,” she walks off set. Reynolds then shouts after her, “By no means work together with your hero,” to which Sensible replies, “You’re not my f—king hero.”
The duo later return to want followers a cheerful Thanksgiving whereas blowing each other a kiss.
The industrial comes almost twenty years after the pair costarred within the 2005 movie, during which Reynolds’ Chris makes an attempt to get out of the good friend zone with Sensible’s Jamie, his previous crush and longtime BFF.
In March 2022, Sensible gushed that she would like to make a follow-up to the blockbuster.
“I might positively be up for a sequel,” she advised the List on the time. “I hope that may occur sometime.”
Though Reynolds hasn’t commented on returning to develop the story, he referenced the film throughout a playful TikTok in June 2021. When launching his account, the actor danced dramatically and lip-synced to “I Swear” by All-4-One. It’s a callback to Simply Mates, the place his character rocked out to trace in his bed room.