Detective Pikachu and Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds and his Maximum Effort banner have teamed up with Rooster Teeth for a new animated holiday short, The Sweater Returns. The fun and festive project is meant to spread awareness for charity SickKicks, inviting viewers to join the fight against the greatest challenges in child health. Any donations made to Help Ryan Help SickKids” until December 25 will be matched by Reynolds, up to $100,000.
The Sweater Returns is directed by Jordan Cwierz, written by Burnie Burns and Cwiernz and executive produced by Reynolds. The short features the song “They Don’t Know” performed by Tracey Ullman.
Based on Toronto, SickKids (www.sickkidsfoundation.com) works to extend its excellent standards of health care to children around the world, support research into disease and congenital childhood conditions, and enrich the compassionate care that is essential to the lifelong well-being of children and their families. SickKids Foundation operations the Hospital for Sick Children.