Ryan Reynolds to voice Son of God on 'Family Guy' Christmas special
Published Jul 18 2012, 23:00 BST | By Paul Martinovic Ryan Reynolds
is to cameo as the Son of God in an upcoming episode of Family Guy
The Green Lantern
star will play what has been described as the "precursor to Jesus" in season 11's Christmas episode.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly
, executive producer Mark Hentemann said that Reynolds's character is "God's previous attempt at an immaculate conception - his first son that didn't quite work out".
Reynolds has already guest-starred on Family Guy
, appearing as himself last season. He also has a cameo in show creator Seth MacFarlane's recent big-screen hit Ted
There were rumours this week that Reynolds has secretly married girlfriend Blake Lively
after a police report identified her as his wife. Family Guy
season 11 starts September 30 on Fox and will also feature Johnny Depp in a cameo as his character Edward Scissorhands
Watch a clip of Ryan Reynolds's previous appearance on Family Guy