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Playing 2020, the year from hell, was actually pretty easy for Keswick Ridge actress Natalie Roy.

She appears in a popular advertisement in 2020, where she falls in love with Satan.

In what is described as a match from hell, the pair first meet in Central Park and then venture into an empty sports stadium, movie theater and other public spaces devoid of people, steal toilet paper in public restrooms and wish the year never ends as they watch fiery meteors fall from the sky.

Currently living in New York, Roy said she was honored to play the comedian of the year who has been difficult for so many.

“We’ve all just been through a really, really tough year and it was just a time when we all needed a laugh about it, we needed a bit of levity, joy and levity,” Philip Drost said. from CBC on Friday. .

Produced by actor Ryan Reynolds’ production company Maximum Effort, the ad reached more than 220 million views on Youtube on Monday.

Ad includes a take for Reynolds’ hit superhero franchise dead Poolas the couple stare into the empty movie theater while sharing popcorn.

Roy said she worked with Reynolds virtually, as he sent in script edits and videos of himself performing scenes.

“I think the scripts were so funny, and the physical comedy of the size difference between me and the gentleman playing the devil was already so great that I really feel like I didn’t have to do a lot of work,” Roy said.

“I think it was the perfect story at the perfect time for everything we’ve all been through.”