Marvel lorgnerait on Keanu Reeves

Lionsgate – Thunder Road Pictures – Chad Stahelski – Derek Kolstad

Point Break, the Matrix, John Wick… and now The Eternals ? After MCUComics, it would be in any case the plan of Marvel about Keanu Reeves. The studio would have approached the actor to join a cast already spoiled in terms of actors, including Angelina Jolie (Lara Croft in Tomb Raider…) or Richard Madden (Robb Stark in Game of Thrones). The negotiations would already be underway, but no official information has yet been disclosed on the subject. If few details are already available about the scenario of the movie, the work of Stan Lee already makes it possible to situate the plot. The Eternals are a branch of humanity created by a divine entity; they possess a for evil -the Deviant – they engaged a war without thank you. It is difficult to extrapolate on the role that could be attributed to Keanu Reeves, even if its portfolio of justicar would suggest more of a role on the side of the Eternals, the Deviants. This type of background lends itself particularly well to the films grandiose very large scale, where the MCU has already demonstrated his technical mastery has many, many times.


Keanu Reeves more bankable than ever


The contract materializes or not, the interests of Marvel to the old interpreter of Neo confirms its popularity. His latest film, John Wick 3 – Parabellum, now comprises over 125 million dollars in revenue at the box office; it confirms the excellent health of the franchise -which must also accommodate a small last may 2021-worn by Keanu Reeves in the middle of the renaissance since the first episode. The actor had indeed experienced a long slump, with no real commercial success and critical since the end of the now legendary Matrix trilogy in 2003. The Eternals, directed by Chloé Zhao, would be the first appearance of Keanu Reeves in the Marvel universe.

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