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New Hugh Jackman Coffee Ad Goes Viral Because It’s Hilariously Narrated By His ‘Frenemy’ Ryan Reynolds

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A cup of good coffee in the morning can mean the difference between a grumpy superhero and a smiling actor. A commercial starring Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman is going viral and it’s none other than his longtime pretend ‘nemesis’ and ‘frenemy’ Ryan Reynolds who does the voiceover.

“The nicest [effing] coffee on Earth,” Reynolds says in the ad for Laughing Man Coffee which Jackman founded. In the promo, we see a whole different side to Jackman. One of the friendliest people on the planet in real life, he pretends to be incredibly bad-tempered while Reynolds ‘trolls’ him with his narration.

Jackman destroys his alarm clock, shouts at some kids to be quiet, and even tells his own adorable dog to go walk itself. All in the spirit of comedy, of course. Scroll down to check out the video and let us know what you think of it, dear Pandas.

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Ryan Reynolds ‘trolled’ his ‘frenemy’ Hugh Jackman by narrating the Wolverine actor’s coffee commercial. Check out the full ad right here

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Reynolds likes to pretend that he and Jackman have a ‘feud’ going on

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In the commercial, Jackman pretends to be very grumpy and mad at the world before he has his first cup of coffee

The video got more than 480k views on YouTube in less than a day at the time of writing and people adored Reynolds’ commentary, as well as Jackman’s performance.

Jackman traveled to Ethiopia in 2009 where he met a young coffee farmer named Dukale who was working to lift his family out of poverty. Inspired by Dukale’s story, the actor launched Laughing Man Coffee in 2011 to provide a marketplace for farmers living in developing countries to sell their goods to consumers in the United States.

The actor contributes 100% (no, that’s not a typo) of his profits to the Laughing Man Foundation which supports community development, educational programs, and social entrepreneurs around the globe.

Jackman’s partner in all things coffee and philanthropy is former Brooklyn criminal prosecutor David Steingard. He is the co-founder and CEO of Laughing Man Coffee, as well as the Director of the Laughing Man Foundation. He and Jackman both believe that business can create positive change in the world.

And here’s how people reacted to the coffee ad

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When Do New Episodes of ‘Great British Baking Show’ Air on Netflix?

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One episode in and The Great British Baking Show is already stirring the pot. The Channel 4 baking competition series made its Season 8 premiere on Netflix last week — and the contestants have already botched cakes of Freddie Mercury, Lupita Nyong’o, and David Bowie. With still nine episodes left to debut, this season has a whole lot left in store. Grab a cup of tea and brace yourself for this baking bonanza.

Noel Fielding has returned to host The Great British Baking Show, with judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood. On top of that, there’s a new baking aficionado in town — Matt Lucas has replaced Sandy Toksvig as a host, and he’s already a hit. The series found a way to shoot amidst the pandemic, too: instead of taking 12 weeks to film, they only filmed for six weeks in a self-contained biosphere. Don’t worry, though; there are still the usual 10 weeks worth of episodes slated to premiere over the next few months.

Here’s everything you need to know about The Great British Baking Show’s Netflix release schedule:

When will the next episode of The Great British Baking Show premiere on Netflix?

The next episode of The Great British Baking Show Season 8 will premiere this Friday, Oct. 2.

What is The Great British Baking Show release schedule? When do new episodes of The Great British Baking Show premiere on Netflix?

New episodes of The Great British Baking Show Season 8 will premiere every Friday on Netflix, after they’ve premiered on Channel 4 in the UK. There are 10 episodes in total this season. Clear those Friday plans!

What time do The Great British Baking Show episodes air on Netflix?

Each new episode of The Great British Baking Show will be available to stream on Netflix at 12 a.m. PT, or 3 a.m. ET on Friday mornings. If it’s time for the premiere and you don’t see a new episode appear on Netflix, refresh your Netflix page.

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Batwoman season 2 casts Jessica Jones star

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Not only will Batwoman season two introduce a new, well, Batwoman, the DC TV series is also welcoming a series of unseen villains for Ryan Wilder to contend with.

Confirmed for Batwoman ahead of its return in January is Jessica Jones alum Leah Gibson, who will play a henchwomen of newly-confirmed villain Safiyah Sohail.

According to Deadline, Leah – who played Inez in the second season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones – will play Tatiana (The Whisper), a skilled assassin who is “unflappable and cold as ice in the face of danger”.

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Related: Batwoman boss talks season 2 cast changes as Kate Kane is replaced by Ryan Wilder

Alongside newcomer Nathan Owens, who will take on the role of Ocean, Leah’s character will introduce an interesting dynamic. The Whisper is “still harbouring feelings for her powerful boss”.

Speaking of said “powerful boss”, Batwoman‘s newest adversary Safiyah Sohail will be portrayed by former EastEnders star Shivaani Ghai, who soap fans will remember as Ayesha Rana.

So far, Safiyah has had a large off-screen presence in the Arrowverse but has yet to be seen in Gotham City. Until now, of course.

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Related: DC Universe’s women of colour on casting “backlash” and why representation is so important

Meanwhile, in other Batwoman news, series boss Caroline Drier recently reassured fans that the show will address Ruby Rose’s departure as Kate Kane.

“We have two major stories this season as we come into season two,” she explained at the DC FanDome event.

“The first one is: Where is Kate? What happened to Kate? Is she alive? Is she dead? Is she missing? Is she on the run? Is she held captive? Is she lost?”

Batwoman will return for season 2 on The CW in the US. E4 airs the series in the UK.


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Little Mix ‘didn’t get support’ after winning The X Factor

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Little Mix have spoken about why aftercare for their contestants on The Search is so important to them.

The girl group were put together on The X Factor in 2011 and hinted they didn’t have a lot of support after they won the show.

Speaking to Digital Spy and others at a virtual press conference, the girls talked about the difference between being judged and doing the judging.

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Leigh-Anne explained: “Being judged is definitely more stressful, but it’s more about having their lives in your hands.

“That’s a massive responsibility and you can’t really prepare yourself for that, it’s intense… Judging and saying no and having their dreams in your hands, snatching away their dreams at the last second.”

She added: “I feel like we really do give amazing advice and constructive criticism, and I feel they have such a good experience on the show that even if they don’t do through, it’s something they can take away with them.

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Related: Little Mix recreate iconic EastEnders moment in hilarious video

“We didn’t have that really on the show that we came from… It was so important for us that we had that in place.

“We’ve all had ‘no’s in our lifetime and it really does affect you.

“What we want is to encourage them to come back and try again, it’s not over because you get one ‘no’. It’s really important we put that in place, definitely.”

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Related: The X Factor‘s Sinitta gives an update on Simon Cowell’s health after “very scary” back injury

Speaking about why the show was different from other reality TV shows, Jade added: “It’s fun, it’s authentic.

“We’ve been in this position ourselves so we can relate more, and that shows when you’re watching it. It’s just fresh and cool.

“It’s exciting and you really get an insight [into] the four of us and how we gel together as a group with our personalities. It’s really fun to watch, as well as seeing some incredible talent.”

Little Mix: The Search starts on BBC One at 7pm on Saturday, 26 September.


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