Though Constantine was launched to combined evaluations in 2005, the movie’s fanbase has steadily grown over time. Primarily based on DC’s Hellblazer, the movie starred Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, a demonologist who helps an LAPD detective (Rachel Weisz) show that her sister’s dying wasn’t a suicide, however was the truth is one thing way more sinister. Toss in angels, demons, and the satan himself (Peter Stormare), and also you had a mighty enjoyable flick.
Whereas talking with Esquire, Keanu Reeves was requested whether or not he’d prefer to return as John Constantine for an additional film.
I really like enjoying Constantine. John Constantine. I’ve performed numerous Johns. What number of Johns have I performed? I don’t even know. I believe it’s over ten. However anyway, I’d like to have the possibility to play Constantine once more.
I’d by no means actually considered it earlier than however Keanu Reeves has performed numerous Johns. Along with John Constantine, you’ve obtained Johnny Utah, Jonathan Harker, John Wick, and I’m positive there’s extra. I’m undoubtedly not the one one who would like to see Keanu Reeves reprise his Constantine position, however I can’t think about it taking place anytime quickly as Warner Bros. does appear to be transferring ahead with a brand new incarnation of the character.
It was reported earlier this yr that J.J. Abrams’ Unhealthy Robotic manufacturing firm was creating a “darker reboot” of the character for HBO Max. On the time, it was stated that the collection would comply with a youthful model of John Constantine and focus extra on the horror parts of the comics quite than the spiritual ones. It was additionally stated that the producers have been on the lookout for a various result in play the principle position. Along with Keanu Reeves, John Constantine has been performed by Matt Ryan, who took on the mantle of the occult investigator for a short-lived NBC collection earlier than making the leap over to Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. As a result of upcoming HBO Max challenge, that Constantine has been phased out of the Arrowverse collection with Ryan enjoying a different role within the present season.
Keanu Reeves will subsequent be seen in The Matrix Resurrections, which hits theaters and HBO Max on December 22, 2021.