‘John Wick’ Star Keanu Reeves Says He Always Wanted To Play Wolverine

Keanu Reeves says he's always wanted to don Wolverine's claws in live-action.

John Wick star Keanu Reeves revealed he’s always wanted to play Wolverine on the big screen.

When it comes to casting their ideal versions of superheroes, one name fans always suggest for a number of roles is John Wick star Keanu Reeves. From Ghost Rider and Moon Knight, he’s been the go-to star for fans to picture in a costume. Kevin Feige even revealed that Marvel Studios talk to the star frequently about most of its movies. But ahead of Bill and Ted Face the Music, John Wick star revealed there’s a particular mutant he’s always wanted to portray: Wolverine.

Keanu Reeves appeared on SiriusXM to remind fans that he’s always wanted to play Wolverine in live-action, but he’s made his peace with the fact that it’s too late for him to don the claws for Marvel Studios in the future. Clearly the John Wick star is interested in comic book roles, previously starring in Constantine. Fans have always been keen for Reeves to reprise the role, and the plans for the scrapped R-rated sequel just made the disappointment even harder. But Keanu Reeves told SirusXM that he’s always wanted to take on Wolverine

“For me, I always wanted to play Wolverine. It is too late. It was filled really well. I’m all good with it now.”

Take a look at Keanu Reeves discussing Wolverine below.

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Here is the official synopsis for the latest film in the franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum:

John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ordered the open contract. John should have already been executed, except the Continental’s manager, Winston, has given him a one-hour grace period before he’s “Excommunicado” – membership revoked, banned from all services and cut off from other members. John uses the service industry to stay alive as he fights and kills his way out of New York City.

Directed by Chad Stahelski from a script written by Derek Kolstad, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum stars Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jason Mantzoukas, Anjelica Huston, and Boban Marjanovic.

The next film in the franchise, John Wick 4, is currently scheduled to be released on May 27, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the John Wick franchise and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more exclusive video content!

Source: SiriusXM

Eammon Jacobs

Eammon Jacobs

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