Although it divided followers upon launch for its altered model of the title character, Constantine proved to be one of many extra profitable DC Comics diversifications outdoors of its massive names. It has solely grown in followers’ minds since then so there may be naturally loads of pleasure that Keanu Reeves shall be again for one more film concerning the difficult, chain-smoking exorcist.
Warner Bros. is growing a brand new movie starring Reeves, with Francis Lawrence (who made his directorial debut on the unique) additionally again on board. There’s particular nervousness across the thought of Akiva Goldsman writing the script, however we’ll reserve judgement for now.
Additionally concerned? JJ Abrams, who had been growing a Constantine sequence for HBO Max, and is successfully ditching that (or at consigning it to limbo) to develop into a producer on the movie through his Dangerous Robotic firm.
No plot particulars have escaped but, however the brand new movie will undoubtedly function John Constantine sticking to his mission to ship as many demons packing again to hell as he can – all the higher to argue his case that his personal soul ought to go to heaven when he dies.
The sequel has but to conjure a launch date, however the marketing campaign begins now for the return of Tilda Swinton because the Angel Gabriel and Peter Stomare as Devil.