Taking everyone by surprise, John Constantine will return to the big screen and again with Keanu Reeves. After many fan requests and rumors over the course of 17 years, the sequel to “Constantine” has been officially confirmed by Warner Bros. Discovery and will reunite the main star and the same director Francis Lawrence, with the production of Bad Robot by JJ Abrams.The DC Comics anti-hero created by Alan Moore will be “resurrected” by screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, Oscar “A Beautiful Mind” and linked to films like “I, Robot”, “I Am Legend”, “The Da Vinci Code” (but also the ‘cursed’ “Batman & Robin”). , Keanu Reeves has already revealed that it was one of his dreams to return to play the individualistic and arrogant anti-hero who never has a cigarette out of his mouth who traveled to hell before being resurrected against his will to patrol the earthly border between heaven and hell, hoping in vain to earn their place in paradise by sending the demonic soldiers back to the depths. years to debut, approx. approaching the age of 60. A moderate worldwide box office success, the 2005 film, still starring Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf, Djimon Hounsou, Tilda Swinton and Peter Stormare, had mixed reviews but gained cult status over the years between comic book fans. In Portugal, where adaptations of ‘comics’ didn’t usually draw crowds to movie theaters, “Constantine” was a big hit, with almost 244,000 spectators. expense of a series whose preparation was “progressing” in a “solid” way on HBO Max just a few weeks ago, also from Bad Robot and starring the British actor Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù.The British actor “fitted” the news, giving his support to Keanu Reeves, sharing on social media an image created by fans of the actor returning to the character: ‘Give them hell, King”.
Keanu Reeves makes dream come true, 17 years later: sequel to "constantine" will advance