2019 has been a prodigious year for Keanu Reeves. The 55-year-old actor has been present in numerous projects in recent months, a situation that has made him one of the most beloved actors today, social media meme and “the Internet boyfriend”. Now comes a good news from Joe Russo and Anthony Russo, directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier – 89%, Avengers: Infinity War – 79% and Avengers: Endgame – 95%. The successful brothers are preparing a superhero movie with Reeves as the main star, it is already a fact.
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For a long time, Marvel Studios wanted to get Keanu's favor and tried to convince him to sign for some MCU films, however, in recent months it has been rumored that the actor rejected the company on numerous occasions. Now, fan dreams of seeing Reeves become a superhero will come true, however, Marvel is out of the equation. According to a recent press conference with the Russo (via Insider), the film will be produced by the brothers' company and will be called Past Midnight.
The objective of the press conference was to promote 21 Bridges, the new film of the company of the Russo brothers, however, there they gave some meager details about the mysterious Past Midnight. The duo commented that the film with Reeves is in "a very early stage" but that "his script is fascinating."
Keanu Reeves fans have been requesting it in numerous popular franchises, the biggest of them all (besides Marvel Studios) is Star Wars. For months there have been rumors and initiatives online that ask Reeves as Darth Revan in some future film in the saga. According to Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucafilms, in the following years there will be adaptations of the Old Republic, a period of Star Wars lore that has never been explored on the big screen. This fact full of hope to Keanu fans, who want to see him become the famous Lord Sith.
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In early December, social networks went crazy with the appearance of the first public images of Keanu Reeves with his girlfriend, artist Alexandra Grant. The couple have known each other for many years and many others in courtship, however, only until they were formally shown to the press. The above was enough for web users to burst with joy and excitement, because we all know very well the tragic story of Reeves, his baby and girlfriend who died long ago.
This year, Keanu Reeves delighted us with the boom of stories about his big heart and his appearances in John Wick 3: Parabellum – 98%, Always Be My Maybe and in the recent edition of E3, site where he presented a new breakthrough from Cyberpunk 2077, the long-awaited CD video game Red Projekt, the same studio that brought the stunning and successful immersive adventures of The Witcher to life.
What kind of superhero will Keanu Reeves play in Past Midnight? We cannot imagine it, we just hope that it is something at the level of the actor and that he leaves his fans with an unforgettable taste in his mouth. For now, the news about this movie will take a long time to arrive, but we will have enough of Keanu in 2020 with Bill & Ted: Face the Music and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, the expected movie of the adorable marine character where Keanu Interpret a wise appeal. On the other hand, in a few months the shooting of Matrix 4 will begin and by 2021 we will see it return in the new installment of John Wick. The future looks more than bright for the actor, there is no doubt that the will of steel and hard work provide great long-term rewards.
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