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Ryan Reynolds helps out Utah cinema in 'Deadpool' trouble

Actor Ryan Reynolds is showing his support for a Salt Lake City movie theater cited under a Utah obscenity law for serving drinks during a screening of his movie "Deadpool."

Reynolds gave $5,000 to a fundraising website set up to help the theater called Brewvies with its legal bills on Sunday. He also tweeted out a story about the situation, writing "Thank god, they've found a way to legislate fun."

A representative for Reynolds, who plays the title character of the foul-mouthed superhero film, confirmed the donation and that the tweet came from the actor.

Brewvies is facing a fine of up to $25,000 fine and could lose its liquor license after...