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Sope Dirisu reacts to reveal of Keanu Reeves 'Constantine' sequel

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Sope Dirisu reacted Saturday to news that Keanu Reeves would star in the sequel to the 2005 sci-fi blockbuster, Constantine.

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Reeves is returning to the titular role, a supernatural exorcist, 17 years after the film grossed more than $200 million at the worldwide box office in 2005, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and Deadline reported Friday.

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"Give 'em Hell, King," Dirisu wrote on Twitter with fan art of Reeves as John Constantine.

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The studio has not officially announced the project.

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Dirisu was rumored to have been cast as the DC Comics hero John Constantine in a series that J.J. Abrams had been developing for HBO Max that is not going forward.

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It is one of many projects, along with Batgirl, that was scrapped when Warner Bros and Discovery merged earlier this year.

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Akiva Goldsman is writing the screenplay and will produce the sequel, while Francis Lawrence, who helmed the original Constantine, will be back to direct.

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The franchise follows John Constantine, a super-powered exorcist who can see the demons and angels influencing humans.

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