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Keanu Reeves’ ‘Constantine’ Sequel Was Scrapped Due To Warner Bros. Plans

Plans for a sequel to Keanu Reeves’ Constantine had been scrapped as a result of Warner Bros. had different plans for the character.

Though Keanu Reeves’ Constantine won’t have been a totally comic-accurate adaptation of the Hellblazer comics, many followers nonetheless loved the story it informed and the way Reeves introduced John Constantine to life on the large display. The movie’s cult following has raised questions on if a sequel is feasible, with director Francis Lawrence not too long ago telling Slash Movie that he’d even spoken to Reeves about reprising the function in an R-rated observe up.

“I feel all of us wished to do it. It was profitable sufficient. We wished to make a accountable, extra R-rated film. By accountable, I imply we’d make a film that wouldn’t value fairly as a lot as the unique, which we thought was going to be PG-13. We labored on the sequel for some time. We’ve got been speaking about it not too long ago. It’s at all times caught with all of us as a result of all of us love the film, and particularly realizing there’s an actual cult following for this film, it’d be enjoyable to make. Keanu and I’ve truly talked about it.”

Sadly that’s the place the excellent news ends, because the director revealed the character isn’t accessible for Keanu Reeves to return again to as Warner Bros. has different plans for the character. Because it was not too long ago introduced {that a} Justice League Darkish sequence is being labored on for HBO Max, it’s doubtless John Constantine could have a task in that. It’s not clear whether or not Matt Ryan, the star who presently performs the warlock in live-action, is being eyed for the HBO Max sequence or in the event that they’ll go together with a brand new actor. Both manner, it’s disappointing to see that Reeves’ Constantine received’t get a sequel.

“Sadly, I don’t even keep in mind who has it, however with all these shared universes that exist now, with Constantine being part of Vertigo, which is part of DC, individuals have plans for these shared universes. You realize, probably totally different Constantines and issues like that. Proper now, we don’t have that character accessible to us for TV or films, which is a bummer. All of us investigated it, however I feel it’s type of loopy when you may have Keanu, who would like to do one other Constantine, and us eager to do one other Constantine, and individuals are like, ‘Uh, no, we bought different plans.’ We’ll see what occurs.”

Would you prefer to see Keanu Reeves reprise his function in a Constantine sequel? Do you suppose Warner Bros.’ plans embrace the upcoming HBO Max sequence? Sound-off within the feedback under!

Right here’s the synopsis for the Legends of Tomorrow season finale “Swan Thong”:

SEASON FINALE – Nonetheless managed by the Fates, the Legends discover themselves in 1984-esque world, they quickly uncover that issues aren’t as they thought they might be. The Legends should persuade the civilians to belief them and rise up for his or her proper to decide on, however the Fates don’t make it simple by resurrecting the Encores as soon as once more. Caity Lotz, Jes Macallan, Dominic Purcell, Nick Zano, Tala Ashe, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Olivia Swann and Matt Ryan additionally star. Kevin Mock directed the episode written by Keto Shimizu & Morgan Faust.

Legends of Tomorrow stars Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer / Atom, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance / White Canary, Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Charlie, Tala Ashe as Zari Tomaz, Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe, Courtney Ford as Nora Darhk, Olivia Swann as Astra Logue, Amy Louise Pemberton as Gideon, Nick Zano as Nate Heywood / Metal, Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory / Warmth Wave, and Matt Ryan as John Constantine.

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Supply: Slash Movie

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