Bogus Production Problems Might Stop Bill & Ted 3 From Happening

Bill & Ted, as shocked as we are.
Bill & Ted, as shocked as we are.
Image: Orion Pictures

The adventures of Bill S. Preston and Theodore Logan might not be continuing after all, in some of the least radical news we’ve gotten in a while.

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Just a couple months ago, word was that a third Bill & Ted movie, Bill & Ted Face the Music, was a sure thing, with the main cast ready to reprise their roles as older-but-not-wiser heroes. Now, star Keanu Reeves isn’t so sure.

Talking to Yahoo! Entertainment, he said that, “I don’t know if [Bill & Ted 3] is a reality,” adding, “We’ve been trying for a long time to get that film made, and it still has its challenges.”

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Those challenges, apparently, are the normal logistical concerns that can torpedo so many movies. “I really love the characters, and I think we have a good story to tell,” said Keanu. “Part of it is business stuff—financing, rights, deals. Nothing creatively.”

Friends, this is not triumphant news. I am officially bummed. Please, someone, let Keanu make his movie. He deserves it. And if we’re going to ask him to make a million more John Wick movies, we should at least let him have this.

[Yahoo! Entertainment]

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DarthClem3
DarthClem3

If they ever get this made, they should do a making-of mockumentary where Reeves and Winter time travel to solve production problems.

It would be doubly cool if they threw in a Lake House crossover with Sandra Bullock providing info from the future to assist them.