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‘Constantine’ Sequel In progress With Keanu Reeves

In the wake of restoring The Matrix last year, Warner Bros. is bringing back one more Keanu Reeves property. The studio is developing a sequel of 2005’s Constantine, the film in view of the supernatural DC property.

The project is to rejoin Reeves with director Francis Lawrence, who helmed the original. This time around, veteran scribe Akiva Goldsman will compose the script. Goldsman will likewise produce through Weed Road Pictures, with J.J. Abrams producing through Bad Robot with Hannah Minghella.

Abrams has been developing a Constantine series for HBO Max; be that as it may, it won’t push ahead there. It’s conceivable it could find life somewhere else. The equivalent is valid for Madame X, another Abrams-produced DC project that will never again have a home on HBO Max.

Under the recently merged organization Warner Bros. Discovery, there has been a change in procedure, with an accentuation on theatrical projects for DC characters. There has likewise been cost-cutting, with the expensive Abrams-produced Demimonde additionally not pushing ahead at HBO prior in the summer. The news comes as Abrams and teammates have been shopping around the animated Batman: Caped Crusader, a series produced for HBO Max that is done going to the service.

Constantine acquired $230 million globally, and the character has been kept alive in the public awareness. After Reeves’ iteration of the anti-hero, who in DC legend is a mysterious detective, the Matt Ryan played John Constantine in an NBC series, and later on The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow.

In the years starting from the first Constantine film, Reeves’ star power has just ascended, with the actor shuffling numerous franchises, including John Wick. The fourth installment bows in March.

Lawrence, in the mean time, has a packed schedule. He is right now filming the Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and is additionally connected to direct the Netflix video game adaptation Bioshock.

Reeves is repped by WME, Sugar23 and Ziffren Brittenham. Lawrence is repped by CAA, 3 Arts and Hansen Jacobsen.

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