Hollywood has officially arrived in the small market town of Wales – population 65,000 – with Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia actor Rob McElhenney completing their takeover of local soccer club Wrexham. The deal was officially approved by the UK Financial Conduct Authority last week, concluding one of the more bizarre stories to emerge from last year. Inward investment in the UK's film and TV industries from America is one thing – this sounds like something straight out of an episode of It's Always Sunny ("the gang buy a Welsh soccer team"). That does beg the question of why the pair set their sights on a provincial sports team competing in the fifth tier of English soccer? Throughout the process, the duo have insisted that this is an investment in a business in which they see the potential for growth and success. Previous comments from Wrexham director Spencer Harris have reiterated that: "They're really interested in taking something with real potential, which this club has, investing in it, molding it and watching it grow." Related Story ‘Deadpool 3’: Marvel Studios And Ryan Reynolds Tap The Molyneux Sisters To Pen The Sequel Other theories exist. It… Read full this story
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