Keanu Reeves has admitted that he would love the chance to play a live-action version of Batman.
Since the release of John Wick in 2014, Keanu Reeves has become a big, sought-after talent in Hollywood. The question that has been on a lot of people’s minds’ however is how, when, and if he’ll end up in a superhero film. Fans have imaged the actor in a variety of superhero roles which have included the likes of Ghost Rider and Moon Knight. The first superhero role he took on, however, was a somewhat unexpected one.
Back in mid-2021 revealed that Keanu Reeves would be joining Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming animated film DC League of Super-Pets. It turned out that the character Reeves would be playing would be none other than Batman. Now it appears that Keanu Reeves isn’t taking playing Batman in live-action off the table.
Keanu Reeves Talks The Dream
While speaking to Extra, Keanu Reeves opened up about the possibility of playing a live-action version of Batman, but felt that Robert Pattinson had the role locked down and was doing great:
“It’s always been a dream, but [Robert] Pattinson’s got Batman right now and he’s doing awesome.”
You can see the full interview below:
Here is the synopsis for DC League Of Super-Pets:
In “DC League of Super-Pets,” Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.
Directed by Jared Stern and Sam Levine, the film features the voice talents of Dwayne Johnson, John Krasinski, Kevin Heart, Kate McKinnon, Vanessa Bayer, Natasha Lyonne, Diego Luna, Marc Maron, Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz, and Keanu Reeves.
DC League of Super-Pets is currently set to be released on July 29, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news on Keanu Reeves’ superhero roles and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.