The Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DCEU have lengthy been locked in a battle over making an attempt to safe the providers of Keanu Reeves, with each shared franchises determined to signal one of many world’s hottest and beloved film stars up for one in all their initiatives.
Marvel would possibly discuss to him about nearly each film they make, however they nonetheless haven’t introduced a job for him, though Ghost Rider seems to be the brand new frontrunner. However, Reeves already has a historical past with Warner Bros. and DC having performed the title character in 2005’s underrated cult favourite Constantine.
The John Wick star hasn’t been shy in admitting that he’d like to painting the occult detective once more, and there’ve been whispers that the studio are forging forward with growth on a long-awaited sequel. Although it’s unclear what’s going to occur now with J.J. Abrams’ Justice League Darkish present for HBO Max showing to throw a spanner into the works.
Small display screen Constantine Matt Ryan has already thrown his hat into the ring to reprise the function for that undertaking, and whereas it stays to be seen if he’ll get the gig, we’ve now heard that DC’s rapidly-expanding multiverse will open the door to the opportunity of having a number of variations of the character current on the identical time with out stepping on the others’ toes.
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Based on our intel – which comes from the identical sources that instructed us Justice League Darkish and Inexperienced Lantern reveals are coming to HBO Max earlier than they had been introduced – much like how each Robert Pattinson and Michael Keaton’s Batman will exist in the identical universe, Warner Bros. are planning on having Keanu Reeves star as their essential DCEU Constantine and likewise having one other Constantine seem who’s extra comic-accurate and who would characteristic in non-DCEU initiatives. Form of like what we noticed with Jared Leto and Joaquin Phoenix’s Jokers.
It is smart that WB would wish to double down on Constantine given the character’s reputation, however issues might additionally get actual complicated if not dealt with correctly. As of now, although, we’re instructed they plan to have two massive display screen iterations (Reeves and another person) along with the already established Arrowverse model and the one which we’ll see within the aforementioned Justice League Darkish present. Although to be honest, evidently might find yourself being Matt Ryan as effectively.