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Bill & Ted 3 is looking like it’s happening and maybe THIS YEAR! Says star Alex Winter

April 14th, 2016 by Marc Comments


Most excellent news!

Alex Winter, aka Bill S. Preston, Esq, has been chatting with Forbes and says that the third Bill & Ted movie is well on the way to being a thing: “we’re all working on the film everyday,” he says.

The actor, however, is cautious about being too positive about it happening (although he is confident): “This is Hollywood, so I don’t believe it’s happening until it’s coming out.”

He is, however, confident (yeah we know it’s a lot of too-ing and fro-ing) that a late 2016 or early 2017 shooting start is looking likely and he assures us that Keanu Reeves will be back as Ted Theodore Logan: “How the f*** would we make it if he wasn’t on board? People always ask if Keanu’s doing it and I’m like, ‘No, I’m making a Bill movie.’ Of course he’s in it. I can’t make a Bill & Ted movie without Keanu.”

As for the finer details? “We’ve been working on it for, like, six years. We’re knee deep in the script [by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon, the writers of the first two films]. We have a script, we have a director, we have a studio – we’re just trying to nail down a start date.”

Will it happen this time? We’re not holding our breath, but we certainly hope so…

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….