Keanu Reeves was recently speaking with GQ Magazine when he revealed that Bill & Ted 3 is progressing nicely and is now seeking a film production study to make the movie. In his interview, Keanu said of the script:
“We have a nice story. We’ll see if anyone else wants to make it.”
According to Reeves, the story would focus on middle-aged Bill and Ted characters who are “crushed by the responsibility of having to write the greatest song ever written and to change the world.”
“And they haven’t done it. So everybody is kind of like: ‘Where is the song?’ The guys have just drifted off into esoterica and lost their rock.”
The boys than head off into the future in search of answers. According to Keanu:
“One future ‘us’ refuses to tell us [whether the song ever got written], and another future ‘us’ blames us for their lives because we didn’t write the song, so they’re living this terrible life,” Reeves says. “In one version we’re in jail; in another we’re at some kind of highway motel and they hate us.”
As with any script being shopped around to major Hollywood studios, there will likely be major changes to the storyline, but at least we can say with confidence that a lot of work is going into Bill & Ted 3. Hopefully that hard work will one day translate into an awesome new Keanu Reeves helmed film. Previously attached to the film was Galaxy Quest director Dean Parisot.
Would you go to the theater to watch Bill & Ted 3?