After reviving The Matrix last year, Warner Brothers. is bringing back one more Keanu Reeves property. The studio is fostering a sequel to 2005’s Constantine, the film is reportedly based on DC property, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project is to rejoin Keanu Reeves with director Francis Lawrence, who helmed the first movie. This time around, veteran scribe Akiva Goldsman will compose the script of the film. Akiva Goldsman will likewise produce the film via Weed Street Pictures, with J.J. Abrams producing through Bad Robot with Hannah Minghella. The news about the said sequel was first reported by Deadline.
J.J. Abrams has been fostering a Constantine series for HBO Max; in any case, it won’t push ahead there. It’s conceivable it could find life somewhere else. The equivalent is valid for Madame X, another Abrams-delivered DC project that will never again have a home on HBO Max. Constantine acquired $230 million all around the world, and the character has been kept alive in the public consciousness. After Keanu Reeves emphasis on the anti-hero, who in DC lore is an occult detective, Matt Ryan played John Constantine in an NBC series, and later on in The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow.
Constantine Sequel Is Reportedly In Works With Keanu Reeves
A sequel to one of DC’s cult-classic films is evidently in progress. On Friday, a report revealed that a sequel to 2005’s Constantine film is being developed at Warner Bros. Star Keanu Reeves is set to return, alongside Francis Lawrence. Akiva Goldsman is set to write the script for the film and produce the film, with J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella likewise line up to produce, and Lorenzo DiBonaventura and Erwin Stoff set to executive produce. Reports show that the arrangement was shepherded by new Warner Bro Picture Group co-seats Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy.
This may be one of the most astounding ventures to be under the works of the Warner Bros. Discovery regime, which has stood out as truly newsworthy on numerous occasions actually for their likely arrangements for the DC universe. While Constantine was financially successful upon its release in 2005 and is viewed as a fan-favourite, it is likewise seen by some as to some degree a loose adaptation of the comic Constantine mythos. The character has consequently been adjusted into live-action with Matt Ryan on a Constantine TV program and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, with a gender-bent version of the character being played by Jenna Coleman on the new Netflix series The Sandman.
As a component of an overall deal with Warner Bros., Abrams has likewise been fostering another Constantine HBO Max-exclusive series, which would be essential for a Justice League Dark shared universe. It is muddled right now on the off chance that this film sequel will override the plans for the show, which was reported to be on strong ground and moving along in an industry report a month ago. There’s been talk around a Constantine sequel for quite a long while at this point, with co-star Peter Stormare beforehand indicating in 2020 that some kind of follow-up was in progress. Keanu Reeves has openly expressed a desire to reportedly return to the role.