Keanu Reeves Turned Down "Captain Marvel" In Favor Of "John Wick three"


Given their scope and industrial viability, Marvel Cinematic Universe films have change into considerably of a scorching commodity. At this level, Marvel properties have amassed an enormous roster of expertise, with heavyweight names like Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Brie Larsen, Michael B. Jordan, and extra lining as much as contribute to Stan Lee's trigger. Yet not each actor is vulnerable to the sheen. Least of all beloved everyman and famous badass Keanu Reeves, who has just lately been taking names and kicking ass throughout a pair of John Wick films. 

Anybody who has seen Keanu's behind-the-scenes gun coaching can vouch for the person's dedication. Of course, he beforehand expressed the identical aptitude for fight throughout The Matrix, and has since developed a repute for doing his personal stunts. Seeing as John Wick permits him to dole out ass-whoopings by means of quite a lot of means - from bare-handed, to gunfire, to a fu*king pencil - the position should be considerably of a playground for the Canadian actor.

It has just lately been revealed that Keanu was initially coveted by Marvel execs for a job within the upcoming Captain Marvel. More particularly, the position of Captain Marvel's "alien mentor" Yon-Rogg, now set to be portrayed by Jude Law. At the time, nonetheless, Keanu needed to flip the position down, as he already has prior commitments to the third installment of John Wick. But let's be trustworthy. It's fairly attainable Keanu would have made the identical determination with none contractual obligations. At this level, he and John Wick really feel like one and the identical. 

Keanu Reeves Turned Down "Captain Marvel" In Favor Of "John Wick 3"

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