Iconic Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves rose to prominence with the 1986 movie ‘River’s Edge’ and the ‘Bill & Ted’ comedy film franchise. Reeves later created a niche for himself in Hollywood with movies like ‘Speed’ and ‘The Matrix‘ franchise. He has also showcased his ability to switch between genres with art-house films like ‘My Own Private Idaho’ and ‘The Private Lives of Pippa Lee’. As an actor, Reeves has outstanding range and gives complete justice to the character he plays. So now you might be wondering what is the next Keanu Reeves movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Keanu Reeves films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Keanu Reeves movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
12. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ is the third instalment of the ‘John Wick’ film franchise. According to reports, ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ follows the hitman John Wick who flees New York after a bounty of $14 million has been announced on his life. World’s top professional assassins are on his tail and Wick has to prove that he is better than them in the art of survival. He realizes there is only one way out of the hostile city of New York — “prepare for war.” Keanu Reeves reprises the iconic role of John Wick in the film. ‘Parabellum’ is helmed by the stuntman-turned-director Chad Stahelski. The script is penned by Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, and Marc Abrams. The cast includes Anjelica Huston, Halle Berry and Laurence Fishburne among others. ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ hits theaters on May 17, 2019.
11. Always Be My Maybe (2019)
Netflix’s upcoming comedy ‘Always Be My Maybe’ follows two childhood sweethearts, played by Ali Wong and Randall Park, who are separated and have stopped talking to each other since 15 years. Years later, they run into each other in the present day San Francisco. One of them is a celebrity chef while the other one is a struggling musician. A lot of things have been changed over the years and they have to cope with the internal and external transformations in order to get along again. The other cast members include Keanu Reeves, Daniel Dae Kim, Michelle Buteau, Vivian Bang, and Karan Soni among others. More details about Keanu Reeves’ character are still under wraps. ‘Always Be My Maybe’ is the feature directorial debut of Nahnatchka Khan. The movie is slated for a May 31, 2019 release.
10. Toy Story 4 (2019)
Pixar’s ‘Toy Story 4‘ is a 3D animated comedy and the fourth instalment in the ‘Toy Story’ franchise. The movie follows the 2010 movie ‘Toy Story 3.’ Keanu Reeves joins the franchise as the new toy Duke Caboom, Canada’s greatest stuntman ever. He crosses paths with the returning toys cast of Sheriff Woody, played by Tom Hanks, and Buzz Lightyear, played by Tim Allen. The plot of the fourth movie reportedly follows Forky, played by Tony Hale, a new toy that Bonnie created. Forky goes through an identity crisis and escapes Bonnie’s room. Soon, Woody, along with his friends, embarks on a road trip to save Forky. Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele and Christina Hendricks also join the voice cast. The movie is directed by Josh Cooley from a screenplay written by Stephany Folsom and Andrew Stanton. ‘Toy Story 4’ hits theaters on June 21, 2019.
9. Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)
‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ is the third instalment in the ‘Bill & Ted’ franchise. The plot follows William “Bill” S. Preston Esq., played by Alex Winter, and Theodore “Ted” Logan, played by Keanu Reeves. In the upcoming movie, Bill and Ted set out on a new adventure when a mysterious man from the future informs them that only their song can save life on Earth. Bill and Ted reconcile with their families, old pals and some music legends on the way to save the world. The movie is directed by Dean Parisot from a screenplay written by Solomon and Chris Matheson. ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ hits theaters on August 2020.
8. The Starling (TBA)
‘The Starling’ is an upcoming dramedy that follows a married couple reeling under overwhelming grief. Their only kid died has died and the mother withdraws to a distant place to recover from suicidal depression. In order to help his suicidal wife, the husband builds a garden in the backyard of their home. But he is haunted by a mysterious black sterling. To make things creepier, a veterinarian who offers to help the couple is revealed to be an eccentric psychiatrist. Now, the husband has to deal with the unnatural revelations, occurrences and the suicidal wife. The movie is directed by Dome Karukoski from a script written by Matt Harris.
7. Rally Car (TBA)
‘Rally Car’ is an auto racing movie that features Keanu Reeves in the lead role. The actor also serves as the producer of the project. The movie, directed by Olivier Megaton, tells the story of an American NASCAR driver who joins a challenging international Rally Car race across China. The self-centered driver learns the basics of teamwork from a determined Chinese woman he teams up on the way. On the other hand, the woman, who wants to be a racing driver, learns the art of the wheels from the driver. Reeves produces the movie under his banner Company Films, along with Stephen Hamel, Mark Gao and Gregory Ouanhon of Fundamental Films. Gary Glushon also joins the project as executive producer.
6. Rain (TBA)
‘Rain’ marks Keanu Reeves’ first major foray into television. The hour-long show is based on the bestseller book series by Barry Eisler. It is touted as a head-spinning and globe-trotting action thriller. The plot centers on John Rain, played by Reeves, who is a Japanese-American professional killer. Rain is notorious in the underworld of assassins for his peculiar skill to make his murders look like natural deaths. Reeves also serves as an executive producer along with Chad Stahelski and David Leitch.
5. Past Midnight (TBA)
‘Past Midnight’ is Netflix’s upcoming superhero film that features Keanu Reeves in the lead role. The movie is directed by Rick Famuyiwa, who is known for ‘Dope’, from a screenplay written by TJ Fixman. Though the details about the project are still under tight wraps, various reports suggest that the plot follows a vigilante superhero, played by Reeves. Anthony and Joe Russo, who are known for ‘Captain America: Civil War’, also join the project as the producers.
4. Green Dolphin (TBA)
Written and directed by Chris Kenneally, ‘Green Dolphin’ is touted as a coming-of-age road movie. Keanu Reeves and Clay Pecorin serve as executive producers while Russell Geyser of RainMaker Films, Jordan Yale Levine and Jordan Beckerman of Yale Productions and Shruti Ganguly of Honto88 produce the movie. ‘Green Dolphin’ depicts the lives of a 15-year-old boy named Robinson, played by Tyler Dean Flores, and a 20-year-old woman named Keesha, played by Justine Skye. They embark on an adventure trip to escape from the tentacles of their abusive foster parent and drug peddler Martin, played by Seann William Scott.
3. Dogstar Siriusly Singing Backup (TBA)
‘Dogstar Siriusly Singing Backup’ is a music documentary produced by Keanu Reeves. The film follows a nineties band called Dogstar, who struggle to keep their heads above water. Though the band is sinking, music lovers are still obsessed with their celebrity bass player, Keanu Reeves.
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2. The Continental (TBA)
‘The Continental’ is an upcoming Starz series set in the ‘John Wick‘ universe. The new series gets its name from the hotel for assassins featuring in the ‘John Wick’ franchise. The cardinal rule at the hotel is that there should be no killings in the Continental grounds. But John Wick broke that rule in ‘John Wick: Chapter 2.’ Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, the men behind ‘John Wick’ movie franchise, haven’t revealed the cast details of the upcoming series yet. But Stahelski confirmed that several characters from the movie franchise will appear in the series. Reeves’ involvement in the television project as a producer is also on the horizon.
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1. The Bruce Lee Project (TBA)
‘The Bruce Lee Project’ is an original fight competition series produced by Keanu Reeves in association with Bruce Lee’s daughter, Shannon. Set in India and the Middle East, the show features training drills and hectic tasks inspired by quotes and philosophies of the martial arts legend. The 13-episode series will run for five seasons and will be distributed across the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, reports THR.
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