Actor Keanu Reeves confirmed the Marvel character he most wants to play MCU. Although popular Matrix and John Wick While the star has been in talks with Marvel Studios in the past, he has yet to have an official role in the MCU, Avenger or otherwise. However, given his obsession with one character in particular, it seems like it was only a matter of time.
Participation a Reddit AMA promotion John Wick: Chapter 4, Reeves was asked if there was a role he regretted turning down. Although Keanu claims he hasn’t, he did reveal the Marvel superhero he’s wanted to play for years:
“… No… but I’ve always wanted to play Wolverine.”
Having previously teased his interest in Wolverine, it’s exciting to see Reeves double down as Marvel Studios now X-Men franchise and already started introducing mutants into the MCU. However, Deadpool 3 Hugh Jackman’s return as Wolverine alongside Ryan Reynolds’ Wade Wilson will feature in multiple universes. That being said, Reeves may make his debut as Weapon X later in the main MCU.
Who else could Keanu Reeves play in the MCU (besides Wolverine)
While it could be argued that Keanu Reeves might be too old to play a new version of Wolverine, the cool thing about X-Men’s most popular character is that Logan is 200 thanks to his impressive healing factor. over the age. So the age range of actors who can play Wolverine is much wider than other characters. However, besides Wolverine, there are other characters that Reeves could play as well. For example, Keanu once expressed interest in playing Marvel’s Ghost Rider, aka Johnny Blaze.
gave up the role of Captain Marvel MCU villain Yon-Rogg (who eventually goes back to Jude Law), it seems like Reeves is aiming for a bigger role that he might be really passionate about. It’s also implied that Reeves has strong ties to Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios, who seem interested in bringing him on board at some point. Unless you’re playing Wolverine, it’s a hero or villain with the name and intensity that many of Reeves’ biggest roles have. Neo or John Wick.
Although nothing has been confirmed yet Keanu Reeves and its future potential MCU, it’s great to see he’s still interested. Also, Wolverine (or someone like him) is obviously a huge plus for the actor. If not Wolverine, here’s hoping Marvel Studios finds Reeves the perfect character to play in the near future.
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