Keanu Reeves to Return as Constantine: Writer Akiva Goldsman Shares Exciting Update on ‘Constantine 2’

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By Black Widow

Fans of Keanu Reeves and the film ‘Constantine’ have eagerly awaited news about a potential sequel, and writer Akiva Goldsman has provided an exciting update.

Despite the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike causing delays, Goldsman confirmed that ‘Constantine 2’ is still in the works and Keanu Reeves will reprise his role as the demonologist John Constantine. This news brings hope to fans who have been eagerly awaiting the continuation of the beloved franchise.

Constantine’s First Film and Sequel Plans:

Keanu Reeves portrayed the character of John Constantine in the 2005 film ‘Constantine,’ which showcased an intense battle between Heaven and Hell. Rumors of a sequel have circulated for years, and Warner Bros. officially greenlit the project last year. However, with the recent changes within DCU, the fate of the sequel remained uncertain.

Exciting Update on ‘Constantine 2’:

Keanu Reeves in 2005's 'Constantine'

In an interview with The Playlist, Akiva Goldsman, the writer of ‘Constantine 2,’ shared an update on the film’s progress. Goldsman acknowledged that the ongoing WGA strike had paused his writing projects but reassured fans that ‘Constantine 2’ is still in development.

He expressed his intention to resume writing once the strike ends. Goldsman also confirmed that he and director Francis Lawrence, along with Keanu Reeves, have discussed and planned the sequel, showing their commitment to the project.

Potential Production and Release Timeline:

Keanu Reeves in 2005's 'Constantine'

If the script is completed by the end of the year, ‘Constantine 2’ may enter production in 2024. This timing could position the film for a highly anticipated release in 2025, aligning with the 20th anniversary of the original film.

The positive update from writer Akiva Goldsman regarding ‘Constantine 2’ brings hope and excitement to fans of the franchise. With Keanu Reeves set to return as John Constantine, the long-awaited sequel appears to be moving forward, promising another thrilling installment in the series. As fans eagerly await further developments, the prospect of ‘Constantine 2‘ becoming a reality grows more promising.