SXSW: Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal Talk On-Set Camaraderie at 'Life' Premiere

Director Daniel Espinosa says of the space-horror movie, “This one could take place tomorrow.”

Daniel Espinosa’s sci-fi thriller Life hurtled into its world premiere as the closing night film Saturday at SXSW in Austin, with castmembers Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare and Hiroyuki Sanada in tow to promote the film.

The boisterous premiere was directly at odds with the tone of the film, which is mostly tense and light on humor, which surprised some considering Deadpool scribes Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese penned the screenplay. Wernick, who says he doesn’t like scary movies, said he and Reese embraced the more serious tone of the film. “It was really liberating not to have to pop in some humor…

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