eave it to Ryan Reynolds to land Rick Moranis’ first on-screen appearance in 23 years. For reasons not even Reynolds himself can comprehend, the Spaceballs and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids actor agreed to cameo in a new commercial for Mint Mobile, the cellphone company of which Reynolds is an owner.
As with most of Reynolds’ recent work, the 42-second ad is equal parts deadpan and surreal. Moranis joins Reynolds in a grassy knoll and the two exchange pleasantries. When Moranis finally asks why he’s here, Reynolds responds by telling him he’s a huge fan. “That’s it?” Moranis asks. “That’s it,” Reynolds replies. Moranis then exits stage left.