Last week, Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves officially announced their upcoming return as the Wyld Stallyns in the long-awaited Bill & Ted Face the Music, and now the official Twitter account for the threequel has dropped some most excellent news with the confirmation that William Sadler will be reprising his role as the Grim Reaper from 1991’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey!
— Bill & Ted 3 (@BillandTed3) March 25, 2019
The official synopsis for Bill & Ted Face the Music reads:
Following 1989’s Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and 1991’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, the stakes are higher than ever for William “Bill” S. Preston Esq. (Alex Winter) and Theodore “Ted” Logan (Keanu Reeves). Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends set out on a new adventure, when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it and bring harmony to the universe. Along the way, they will be helped by their families, old friends and a few music legends.
Bill & Ted Face the Music is being directed by Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest) from a script by original Bill & Ted writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. It is set for release on August 21st 2020.