Last month, Keanu Reeves provided an update on the long-rumoured Bill & Ted 3, stating that the movie was “closer, but not closer”, and now his co-star Alex Winter has revealed that he expects the film to shoot later this year, or early 2017.
“It’s looking good,” Winter tells Simon Thompson of Forbes. “This is Hollywood so I don’t believe it’s happening until it’s coming out on VOD but we’re all working on the film everyday at the moment in terms of the pre-prep type work so it’s an active project. Hopefully we’ll be shooting it shortly. Hopefully [the end of this year], possibly [early 2017).”
Asked if he’d seen a script, Winter replied: “Of course! We’ve been working on it for, like, six years. We’re knee deep in the script, it’s been written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon who wrote the first two, they are fantastic writers, and the script is great. We have a script, we have a director, we have a studio – we’re just trying to nail down a start date.”
Back in 2012, it was announced that Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest) would be directing Bill & Ted 3, but it’s not quite clear whether he’s still involved, with the project having failed to get off the ground in the meantime. But, by the sounds of it, the movie could finally be edging its way towards becoming a reality…
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