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4 Upcoming DC Movies & Shows Keanu Reeves’ Constantine Could Return In

Keanu Reeves’s Constantine could not only make a return in the in-development Constantine 2, but in numerous other DC Universe projects. Reeves first portrayed the demon hunting warlock of the DC Universe in 2005’s Constantine, battling to save the world from Armageddon. Reeves’s version of Constantine re-imagined him from English to American and made other notable changes to the character, with Constantine becoming a moderate hit in its time and gradually building a cult following ever since.

Following years of pursuit on the part of Reeves himself, Constantine 2 entered development in late 2022. Later, Reeves revealed conversations with James Gunn, co-CEO of DC Studios, about the sequel. While it’s unclear exactly where Constantine 2 could fit in Gunn’s announced DCU plans, Reeves’s belated sequel is not the only place his Constantine could return. In addition to other announced DC projects, Reeves’s Constantine would also be a natural for one specific, but currently unannounced, ensemble piece. Here are the four DC movies and shows where Reeves’s Constantine could return.
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4 Constantine 2

Keanu Reeves as John Constantine

The most obvious movie where Reeves’s Constantine could next be seen is in Constantine 2, with the sequel clearly being close to the actor’s heart. After the 2005 release of Constantine, Reeves said he annually approached Warner Bros. about making Constantine 2, and was met with a “no” until if finally entered development in 2022. What is less of a certainty is where Constantine 2’s place could be in Gunn’s DCU roadmap.
Since the ending of Constantine does not directly set up a sequel or cinematic universe, Constantine 2 could theoretically be rolled into the DCU’s chapter one, titled Gods and Monsters, with the first film possibly retconned as an early DCU prequel of sorts. Alternatively, Constantine 2 could be produced under the DC Elseworlds label, where projects unconnected to the main DCU like The Batman and Joker films are being produced. The latter seems more likely for Constantine 2, but there are other places where Reeves’s Constantine could also appear.

3 The Sandman Season 2

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With The Sandman having become a huge hit on Netflix, Reeves’s Constantine could also appear there. The various incarnations of The Sandman have had a somewhat wonky relationship with the larger DC Universe over the years, but the supernatural elements of the character have frequently tied him to DC characters with a more supernatural bent. The Sandman’s (two versions of) Johanna Constantine (Jenna Coleman) have already set up a potential link of sorts with Reeves’s Constantine.
Bringing Reeves’s Constantine into The Sandman season 2 would arguably be the trickiest to pull off with the amount of retconning and rewriting needed to seamlessly fit his version of the character into the show. Nonetheless, it would still be doable, with Reeves’s version possibly re-imagined as having prior ties to Johanna. By the same token, Reeves’s John Constantine could also be introduced as an ally or even mentor of Johanna Constantine, which could build a stronger bridge between The Sandman and Constantine.
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2 Swamp Thing

James Gunn and the DC Comics version of Alec Holland/Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing is another movie on the docket for the DCU’s chapter one, and is another place where Reeves’s Constantine could make an appearance. Swamp Thing’s comic book origins have been in various theatrical and television adaptations before (both live-action and animated), but his inclusion as one of the major projects of the DCU’s first chapter indicates his significance to the overall 10-year plan. What’s more, Swamp Thing meeting Constantine would be a no-brainer, especially with Logan director James Mangold already on board.
Like Constantine, Swamp Thing’s status as a dark DC character battling supernatural threats could easily facilitate Reeves’s Constantine making either a cameo in the film, or even having a full-blown supporting role. Additionally, there is a good chance that Swamp Thing itself could be the basis for a larger, ensemble project, and an appearance by Reeves’s Constantine could set up the building blocks for it even more.

1 Justice League Dark

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The fourth place where Reeves’s Constantine could appear in Gunn’s DCU would be a possible Justice League Dark movie or show. Swamp Thing increases the team’s likelihood of being part of Gunn’s DCU plans, due to Swamp Thing being a core member of the Justice League Dark. Constantine is also a known member of the Justice League Dark, and bringing Reeves’s version of the character into the team could even be a way to more readily sell audiences on a less mainstream DC team of darker heroes.
Attempts to produce a Justice League Dark project have seen many false starts at WB over the years, most recently in J.J. Abrams’s unrealized Justice League Dark show. If Reeves’s Constantine were to first team-up with Swamp Thing with the two then helping to form the Justice League Dark, Abrams’s concept for the show could potentially be modified and revived under Gunn’s DCU plans. Moreover, another unrealized Justice League Dark project could also finally come to fruition by way of Reeves’ Constantine joining the DCU. Namely, that of Guillermo del Toro.
Del Toro had unsuccessfully tried to get a Justice League Dark movie off the ground (one of 17 unmade Guillermo del Toro movies), but the team’s revival in the DCU could open the door for del Toro to come back for another shot. With the added hook of Reeves returning as John Constantine, a Justice League Dark movie could be significantly more marketable. Del Toro himself might even be an ideal pick to helm Justice League Dark in Gunn’s DCU, with the director’s past work on Blade II, Pacific Rim, Hellboy, and Pan’s Labyrinth exemplifying his talent for horror, fantasy, and superheroes with a darker edge.
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The advantage that Gunn’s DCU plans have with respect to Reeves’s Constantine is the flexibility afforded to his return, due to the timeframe of Constantine’s (arguably a decade too early) release. Constantine 2 as a purely standalone DC Elseworlds movie has plenty of freedom to continue where its predecessor left off and act as more of a Joker-style one-shot story. Reeves’s Constantine 2 being worked into either Sandman or the DCU could also bring some comic book world-building into his story. Whichever route he ends up going, Reeves’s Constantine comeback has a great deal of potential to continue building the DC multiverse.
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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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