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Alex Winter tweets Stephen King and it seems he’s still hoping for Bill & Ted 3

October 30th, 2018 by Marc Comments

While we reported a while ago that a third Bill & Ted movie was happening (here) before then hearing that, sadly, it may once again be a dream, alas.

At the height of the excitement Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter along with Bill & Ted writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon sat down to discuss the third movie: “Chris and Ed came to us in 2007 with the idea of doing it,” Reeves explained, however it still hasn’t appeared because of Hollywood and the difficulties of getting movies made.

“We’ve been to the altar a few times,” says Solomon revealing that he and Matheson wrote the script on spec:“‘Spec’ means ‘for free’ for all you folks in Toledo, Ohio, who don’t read all the entertainment blogs,” informs Winter.

However, it seems their efforts may be final paying off: “We wanted to have it be something that we — all four of us, Chris and I, Alex and Keanu — could stand behind, and know we’re doing this for the right reasons,” said Solomon.

Winter was fast to point out they have a great director on board: “Dean Parisot, who we love, did Galaxy Quest, which is a masterpiece.”

It will be produced by Steven Soderbergh and original movies’ producer Scott Kroopf. And the icing on the cake? As we reported before, “Bill Sadler is back, returning as death, and a few delicious cameos by people to be named another time.”

We just want to be excellent to each other; “We have to make the third one,” says Winter, “Before the apocalypse!”

But that was then and, last we heard, the project, it was dead.

However, going on a recent tweet Winter sent to Stephen King (below), it seems the actor is keeping the dream alive.

We don’t know if Winter knows something we don’t (yet) but we’re hoping that Bill & Ted are set to return to our screens.

What say you all?

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….