In a really sudden nevertheless welcome bit of correct files for DC followers, Warner Bros. is animated ahead with a sequel to 2005’s Constantine. And yes, Keanu Reeves will celebrity all over all over again because the wily magician/demon hunter John Constantine.
As reported by Closing date, Reeves is decided to advance alongside director Francis Lawrence and producer Akiva Goldsman. Goldsman would possibly perhaps presumably even be penning the screenplay this time. The movie would possibly perhaps presumably even be being produced by Sinful Robotic’s J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella.
There is now not any note on the build of the sequel, nor whether or now not various actors cherish Rachel Weisz, Shia LaBeouf or Djimon Hounsou would possibly perhaps also return.
Constantine 2 will designate the first time Reeves has played the title character in practically 20 years, mirroring Michael Keaton’s belated return to the Batman characteristic in 2023’s The Flash. As now not too long ago as December 2021, Reeves voiced a solid desire to reprise the Constantine characteristic.
In the years since Constantine hit theaters, Matt Ryan has played the character in every dwell-circulate (NBC’s Constantine series, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and animation (Justice League Darkish). Jenna Coleman also performs a gender-swapped version of Constantine in Netflix’s The Sandman.
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Unfortunately, this movie comes at a stamp. Diversity corroborates Closing date’s sage, whereas also reporting that Abrams’ Constantine and Madame X series need to now not any longer animated ahead. On the gleaming aspect, Diversity’s sources repeat every reveals would possibly perhaps presumably rep unique homes someplace else.
Abrams was as soon as announced to be engaged on a rebooted Constantine series in 2021, and the Madame X announcement followed later that identical twelve months. Each and each reveals were expected to tie into the Justice League Darkish series on HBO Max. Or now not it’s unclear whether or now not Justice League Darkish itself has been given the ax, nevertheless in gentle of the most modern Batgirl cancellation, here is one extra reminder that few DC motion photos or reveals are definitely safe during the sleek turmoil at Warner Bros. Discovery.
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