Hollywood superhero Ryan Reynolds has saved the day for a five-year-old boy from Devon who is terminally ill, FaceTiming him from the set of Deadpool 2.
Daniel Downing is a massive Marvel fan and a huge fan of Ryan Reynolds, the star of movies including Deadpool and Green Lantern. Daniel was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour earlier this month and his family are now determined to make his final months as special as possible.
Deadpool star Ryan is Daniel’s hero and, after hearing about the little boy’s terminal illness, the actor arranged to take time out of his busy schedule to call him for a chat. “Daniel picked up the phone and Ryan asked if he knew who he was,” Daniel’s mum Stephanie, from Plympton, told plymouthherald.
“As soon as Daniel realised, he asked if he could FaceTime him and then he was very, very hyper.” Ryan showed Daniel around the set …