Keanu Reeves is ready to return for Constantine 2, a sequel to the 2005 superhero movie, from director Francis Lawrence.
As The Hollywood Reporter notes, Lawrence can also be returning for the sequel, whereas Akiva Goldsman will serve pen the script. The primary Constantine movie was written by Kevin Brodbin and Frank Cappello.
Based mostly on DC’s Hellblazer comedian, Constantine facilities Reeves as John Constantine, an exorcist who travels between Earth and Hell in his communications with half-angels and half-demons. Actually, his character is extra of an anti-hero than a superhero, as he’s fairly cynical about his skills.
The discharge of Constantine 2 is one other signal of Warner Bros. Discovery’s newfound desire for superhero movies over tv exhibits. J.J. Abrams was creating a Constantine sequence for HBO Max, however it would now not be launched on the platform. The sequence may discover a residence elsewhere, however for now, Abrams is listed as producer on the sequel movie, as is Goldsman.
Reeves is in full-on DC Superhero Mode nowadays, as he not too long ago voiced Batman within the animated movie DC League of Tremendous-Pets. Subsequent up, he’ll return as John Wick in John Wick 4, due out subsequent March. Revisit our rating of Reeves’ 10 Most Iconic Roles right here.