This news is very excellent. Thirty years have passed since Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter played Ted Theodore Logan and Bill S. Preston Esq. In the surprise hit of 1989 The excellent adventure of Bill and Ted and the 1991 follow-up Bill and Ted's fake trip. Now, the two actors have met for the third film in the franchise. Bill and Ted face the music, and the first images have been released from the expected sequel.
According to Entertainment WeeklyIt was his special meeting of Bill and Ted almost two years ago that featured Reeves, Winter and writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon that showed fans were hungry for a third movie.
Solomon told the publication that the response to that meeting was "amazing even for the biggest cynics," and that was great news for them when they discussed their ideas for a third movie. The last film discovers that Bill and Ted are still trying to find the music for their band Wyld Stallions that will save the world, and suddenly discover that time is running out.
"When they were teenagers they were told they were going to save reality, and they had been working on it all along," says Matheson. "Now an emissary of the future comes and says:" You have to do it right now. We have literally 80 minutes or all reality will come to an end. "
Fortunately, the duo has some help in this movie from an unexpected place: their daughters. Samara Weaving plays Bill's daughter, Thea, and Ted's daughter, Billie, is played by Brigette Lundy-Paine. Matheson says that daughters "really love their parents' music," and that is why they want to help.
Other cast members include Saturday Night Live & # 39; s Beck Bennet as Ted's younger brother, Deacon, and musician / actor Kid Cudi plays himself. Director Dean Parisot says that Kid Cudi is "mysteriously thrown through several occasions because all time and space is being disarmed."
It's no secret that Reeves has had a successful acting career since he last played Ted. But, fans may not know that Winter has had a successful career as a documentary maker. Although it has been a while since he performed, Winter is not worried.
"If I did the damn King Lear again, then I would have been wetting my diapers," he says. "But I do know this guy quite well."
Bill and Ted face the music hits theaters across the country on August 21, 2020.