Is Keanu Reeves moving from virtual reality to Marvel reality? The Matrix Resurrections and DC’s Constantine star says it would be “an honor” to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unproven Internet Rumors Have Linked Reeves to Starring in Marvel’s Upcoming Moon Knight and Spider-Man villain Kraven the Hunter in Sony’s Spider Man Universe, but the John Wick action star has yet to move to the 26-movie MCU. It’s not for lack of trying: Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige revealed that the Disney studio approaches Reeves “for almost every movie we make.”
Asked about joining the MCU when answering fan questions for: EsquireReeves said, “Isn’t it bigger than a universe? It’s almost like a Multiverse. It’s a Marvel verse.”
“It would be an honor. There are really great directors and visionaries, and they’re doing something that no one has ever done before,” he said. “It’s special in that sense, in scale, ambition, production. So it would be cool to be a part of that.”
In 2019, Feige told: Comic book the studio behind Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: No Way Home talks to Reeves “for almost every movie we make. I don’t know when, if, or ever he’ll be joining the MCU, but we’re really excited to figure out how to do it the right way.”
Due to scheduling conflicts with John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Reeves reportedly passed about playing Kree warrior Yon-Rogg in 2019 Captain Marvel. The role eventually went to Jude Law as a mentor to Carol Danvers (Brie Larson).
Reeves revealed he wanted to play a member of the X-Men one day BuzzFeed in 2019: “I don’t know, when I was a kid I always wanted to play Wolverine.” Later he said further SiriusXM he wanted to “play Frank Miller’s Wolverine for sure,” adding, “It’s too late. I’m totally fine with [not playing Wolverine] now.”
Reeves then reprises his role as Neo in The Matrix Resurrections. Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Jada Pinkett Smith also star in the new film, which hits theaters December 22 and on HBO Max.