‘DC bringing back Keanu Reeves but not Henry Cavill’: Fans Whining About WB Making Constantine Sequel Instead of Man of Steel 2 Proves DC Fanbase Can Never Be Satisfied

Fans Whining About WB Making Constantine Sequel Instead of Man of Steel 2 Proves DC Fanbase Can Never Be Satisfied
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With the recent announcement of Keanu Reeves’ return as John Constantine by Warner Bros. Discovery, fans at first look seemed ecstatic by this news. This however soon faded as fans all over social media wish to only see Henry Cavill’s Superman back on the silver screen.

Keanu Reeves in Constantine

Seeing that David Zaslav, CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery sneaked in a cameo of the scarlet caped hero in their upcoming movie Black Adam, fans were excited more than ever to see Henry Cavill pick up his suit and take the skies of Metropolis.

Keanu Reeves Returns For Constantine Sequel

WBD earlier gave light to taking forward the idea of making a Constantine sequel with Keanu Reeves reprising the role and Francis Lawrence returning to direct the movie. Not yet having a release date, the movie is now working away from a reboot and into a proper sequel.

Keanu Reeves - Constantine (2005)
Keanu Reeves – Constantine (2005)

The movie is to be written by Akiva Goldsman as well as produced by J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella. The news came recently after the rising fame of Keanu Reeves returned.

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Henry Cavill’s Uncertain Future In WBD and DCEU

What was initially set out to be a franchise starting with Man Of Steel, never came to be as Henry Cavill‘s Superman jumped from one potential series to another, starting from Man Of Steel and then seeing himself in both Justice League and Zack Snyder’s Justice League. 

Henry Cavill Superman
Henry Cavill debut as Superman in Man of Steel

Recent developments showed the actor reprising the role for Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam. The actor is set to cameo as the kryptonian for the movie after discussions of him not returning in the role.

It was stated that Cavill wanted a bigger pay for the role and what all the role represented. Rumors state that he is also looking to be part of the MCU, however that has not yet been pushed upon. The same set of rumors were also circulating for Reeves and he is now looking to be John Constantine once again with WBD.

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Constantine’s Return Strikes A Mixed Response

Fans all over social media, especially Twitter have been now asking for the ever awaited Man Of Steel sequel with Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder’s direction with it. Seeing how unexpected Keanu Reeves’ return was, fans now remain hopeful for Zaslav to give a thumbs up for a potential fan favorite movie.

Henry Cavill as Superman in Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021).
Henry Cavill as Superman in Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021).

The audience wants to see Cavill’s superman more than anything; however with the looks of Michael B Jordan’s own Superman movie on the hold, it seems very difficult for them to see Henry Cavill’s potential return as well.

Even with so many new announcements given out by DC regarding all the upcoming movies and cameos fans still seem to only want the sequel for Cavill’s Superman movie and cannot be seen fully satisfied otherwise.


See Also: WB CEO David Zaslav Reportedly Wants Henry Cavill To Play Superman in Multiple Projects After Man of Steel 2, Fuels Justice League 2, #RestoreTheSnyderverse Rumors

Source: Twitter

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An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is an Assistant Anime Content Lead for FandomWire. She has rich experience in critically analyzing all that is said in between the lines. Hopelessly obsessed with Greek Mythology, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English. Adya has written over 1400 articles on various topics expressing her passion and love for all things entertainment, from superheroes to anime and the occasional gacha games.