Keanu Reeves provides an update on his R-Rated live-action comic book adaptation for Boom! BRZRKR of the studios as well as the status of the animated show.
Keanu Reeves provided an update on the state of the live action BRZRKR movie, as well as the animated series. BRZRKR is a comic book series written and created by Reeves and Matt Kindt and drawn by Ron Garney. The story centers on an immortal warrior known simply as B., who fights through the ages, leading to modern times where he is used as a government weapon in return for their help in discovering his origins and how to end his life once and for all. The 12-issue series is currently running on Boom! The studios with the first commercial paperback are set to debut this month.
Reeves proposed the concept of BRZRKR and developed it with writer Matt Kindt, coming on board to produce and star in the feature film adaptation just as the first issue went to print. The live-action film will star Reeves, while he will provide his voice for the animated series. The first issue of BRZRKR is one of the best-selling comics of the past decade, moving over 600,000 issues and sending them back for reprint, with subsequent issues selling in comic book stores around the world.
In an interview with Collider, Reeves provided an update on BRZRKR, where he reaffirms that the live-action film will be a “R-rated history“for Netflix and said they were “very cool” work with. Reeves says his ambition is not to make a “filmed version of the comic strip” so that it is not a direct copy of the material. He goes on to explain that he’s interested in the creative direction of other storytellers where they follow set rules for the character but put their own spin on it. Reeves also says they are currently studying different animation studios to direct the animated series and that The batman the writer, Mattson Tomlin, is currently working on the script for the live action. Read more of what Reeves said below:
âMy ambition or my hope is not to make a filmed version of the comic so that they have things in common, certainly the main character and his kind of rules, but that we can take him elsewhere as well. âI’m talking to a few different animation companies and trying to figure it out. And, again, for me, I hope to be inspired and influenced … there are a few rules to the story, but I also want other creators to do theirs. So I hope to do a different version of a metaverse where, in the sense of having different storytellers with a set of rules but going somewhere else with it. We’re trying to start a business with animation, and we’ve hired a writer for the movie Mattson Tomlin. He’s been cool and is just starting to put things together. This is where we are at. “
BRZRKR is an exceptionally hyperviolent comic book, which explores the depths of humanity, war and the struggle of existence, taking full advantage of the comic book medium. Matt Kindt, who co-wrote the book with Reeves, is well known in the comic book world, having created the books “Pistolwhip” and the current title “MIND MGMT”, both of which are highly acclaimed series. critical. Reeves is next to appear in Matrix resurrections, the fourth film of The matrix series, and will start to run John Wick: Chapter 4 this spring.
BRZRKR is one of the coolest, most violent comics to hit comic book shelves in recent years, and while it looks perfectly crafted to fit Reeves, it’s also a pretty deep look. and introspective on immortality, lust for blood and the burden of living forever with an insatiable urge to kill. With Reeves recently making waves with his reinvigorated action star status, especially with the John wick series, BRZRKR could be another link in the chain of its film franchise work. The actor, who got his start as a kind of comedic stoner in films like Bill & Ted’s excellent adventure and Parenthood, quickly joined the ranks of Tom Cruise, making his career an action star with roles in The matrix, the speed, the breaking point and now John wick, placing him at the peak of his popularity. BRZRKR will undoubtedly help to continue this ascent for the actor.
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- BRZRKRRelease date: 04 October 2021
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