Warner Bros. is reportedly teaming with J.J. Abrams to provide a brand new live-action Constantine film. The upcoming challenge will reportedly be made for the HBO Max streaming service. This new report comes after comedian e-book followers had been buzzing a couple of potential Zatanna standalone film over the weekend. DC rumors have been in all places as a result of their upcoming DC Fandome occasion and plenty of are anticipating some massive Constantine-related information on that day, together with another extremely anticipated initiatives like Zack Snyder’s reduce of Justice League.

Along with the J.J. Abrams information, it has additionally been reported that Warner Bros. is seeking to deliver again Keanu Reeves. In November 2012, it was reported that Guillermo del Toro and the studio had been contemplating a challenge that includes DC Comics’ supernatural characters, which incorporates Reeves’ John Constantine. On the time, it was unclear if the film can be immediately linked to 2005’s Constantine. In 2019, Reeves said that he can be very happy to return to the function.

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It’s believed that Warner Bros. intends to make the most of HBO Max with a view to construct up the Justice League Darkish staff, earlier than heading into a large massive display challenge, like Avengers: Infinity Struggle and Avengers: Endgame. This has been rumored for fairly a bit now, nevertheless it has but to be formally confirmed at this time limit, although the buzzing seems to be getting so much louder for the time being, particularly with the J.J. Abrams information.

HBO Max has the legendary Snyder Lower of Justice League on the way in which, which is one thing lots of people didn’t see coming, together with the director himself. With the streaming service, Warner Bros. has an opportunity to do some main issues that they weren’t capable of pull off on the large display and it is going to be attention-grabbing to see how this all pans out. Bringing Keanu Reeves again for a brand new Constantine challenge can be large, whereas additionally giving Disney+ some strong competitors with their Marvel Cinematic Universe initiatives.

Constantine hit theaters in 2005 and was successful with comedian e-book followers. Whereas it obtained combined evaluations from critics, it went on to gross over $230 million globally towards an preliminary $100 million manufacturing price range. The film has solely gotten larger over time, changing into a cult traditional, whereas making a need for a sequel on the similar time. The Constantine franchise stored happening the small display with Matt Ryan’s TV collection, although it was solely round for a short while. Even the TV collection was met with reward from followers, who’ve demanded that the studio deliver it again. Possibly HBO Max would be the place the place that occurs. For now, we’ll simply have to attend and see. Murphy’s Multiverse was the primary to report on the J.J. Abrams and Constantine information.

Have heard some whispers about this. If Keanu Reeves returns, that’ll give him yet one more iconic character to increase his mainstream recognition. Each decade, this dude rolls out one other buzzy title to reignite the general public’s love. What a film star. https://t.co/v19a0EAcOD

— Brandon Katz (@Great_Katzby) July 6, 2020

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