Recent News Of The Fast And Furious Franchise:
We already know that the Fast And Furious Franchise is undergoing a lot of changes. The summer release of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw has been doing quite well too. However, we do not see Keanu Reeves make an appearance as a villain in the film. Regardless, there are longstanding plans to incorporate the actor into the franchise in the future.
Possibility Of Seeing The Fan-Favourite Actor In The Franchise:
Chris Morgan, the long-time screenwriter, and producer of the Fast And Furious Franchise has confirmed his meeting with Reeves. He also states that they are discussing the actor potentially joining the franchise. Reeves might also be promoting the home video release of Hobbs & Shaw.
In his statement, Chris Morgan says that the two had a meeting. They are also discussing Reeves joining the Fast And Furious Franchise. Furthermore, Morgan has wanted him to be in the Fast Universe for a really long time. However, due to time and schedule issues, things haven’t worked out nicely. Still, he does want the actor to join the franchise for sure.
The Other Details:
In the past as well, makers did approach Reeves to appear as a shadowy villain in Hobbs & Shaw. However, actor and producer Dwayne Johnson later revealed that timing was the issue being the spinoff not working out. Moreover, Fast & Furious 9 is also wrapping up now. Therefore, we cannot expect Reeves in the sequel either.
However, the meeting sets up a lot of expectations amongst fans. We are quite hopeful of Keanu Reeves finally becoming a part of the Fast And Furious Franchise. The main question now is whether Reeves will appear in the near future or not. Regardless, some news about his presence in the franchise is definitely better than nothing.