was thrilled to land a role opposite Julia Roberts
in new movie Fireflies In The Garden
but was left disappointed by the fact they wouldn't play on-screen lovers.
The actor admits Roberts, who plays his mother in the film, is his all-time Hollywood crush.
Reynolds, who is dating Scarlett Johansson
, tells Parade
magazine, "I was so excited (to work with Julia) until I found out the scenes I have with her are when she's playing my mother. I was like, 'Couldn't we have a hot romance instead?' It's so sad. I have to tell my friends that I'm getting to act with the old Julia Roberts."
-Julia Roberts Pictures
-Ryan Reynolds Pictures
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