Ryan Reynolds uses Taylor Swift re-recording to soundtrack dating app advert

The Match commercial sees 2020 hook up with Satan

Ryan Reynolds has used one of Taylor Swift‘s upcoming re-recordings for a new advert.

The actor released a commercial for dating website Match via his production company Maximum Effort, in which Satan matches with a woman calling herself 2020, soundtracked to Taylor Swift’s ‘Love Story’.

Swift shared the news on Twitter, writing: “Okay so while my new re-records are NOT done, my friend @VancityReynolds asked me if he could use a snippet of one for a LOLsome commercial he wrote so…here’s a sneak peak of Love Story! Working hard to get the music to you soon!!”

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Premiering the commercial, Reynolds tweeted the video with the caption “A match made in hell is still a @match. Latest work from @MaximumEffort #2020LoveStory”.

Watch the Match video here:

The advert sees Satan and 2020 meet on Match.com, and live out a romance in a range of unlikely scenarios. “So where are you from?” 2020 asks Satan, who replies “Hell.” 2020 then says: “Me too.”

The couple are seen stealing toilet paper and posing for a romantic photo in front of a burning dumpster. Later in the video, they sit in front of a sunset while Satan says of this year, “I just don’t want this year to end.” 2020 then replies: “Who would.”

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Last week, Taylor Swift released Folklore: The Long Pond Sessions on Disney+. The concert film-documentary hybrid saw Swift and her collaborators, namely Jack Antonoff and The National‘s Aaron Dessner, perform the record in full for the first time.

In a four-star review of the film, NME said the movie “focuses on gifting fans a rare glimpse behind the scenes” and added that “self-isolation with Swift is a perfect (if unexpected) early Christmas present.”

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