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Bill and Ted Face the Music is ready to reunite Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter for the primary time in almost 30 years. For followers of the duo, it has been a very long time coming and, based mostly on the primary trailer, the brand new film seems to be to be every little thing these followers have been hoping for. Nevertheless, there shall be one piece lacking when the brand new movie hits theaters in August, as a result of Bill and Ted shall be with out Rufus. Nevertheless, the writers of the brand new Bill & Ted film promise that whereas George Carlin will not be within the film, he will not be forgotten.
George Carlin performed Rufus within the first two Bill & Ted films. Rufus was the one from the longer term who was tasked with ensuring that Bill S. Preston and Ted “Theodore” Logan grew to become the world altering musicians they have been destined to be. Sadly, Carlin died in 2008. Nevertheless, Bill & Ted Face the Music writers Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson not too long ago revealed to Fandango there shall be quite a few tributes to Carlin within the new movie.
A few completely different references to George Carlin have been revealed. For starters, a personality within the movie shall be named Kelly, who was particularly named after George Carlin’s personal daughter. It is unclear if this character shall be linked to Rufus indirectly, however that appears seemingly. That is partially as a result of a second Rufus connection shall be made within the movie as a watch that is stored as a memento from the primary movie will, in some unspecified time in the future within the new film, reveal a message from Rufus, which reads, “Generally issues don’t make sense till the tip of the story.” Whereas not detailed, that is most likely Ted’s watch, which he forgets to wind in Bill and Ted’s Wonderful Journey.
Whereas George Carlin’s Rufus wasn’t essentially a “foremost” character of the movies, the significance of Rufus can’t be understated. William Sadler, who performed Demise in Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, and who will return to reprise the position in Face the Music, even mentioned at one level that Carlin’s dying was one of many main causes a 3rd movie hadn’t occurred years in the past. Determining find out how to write a narrative that did not embrace Rufus was a hurdle that wanted to be overcome.
Odds are that the lack of Rufus is definitely a part of the story that we’re getting in Bill and Ted Face the Music. The film is all in regards to the passage of time, as it should see the titular heroes, now of their 50s, having utterly failed to provide the music they have been informed they might make which might change the world. Maybe the lack of Rufus will not merely be defined however it should really be part of the story.
Followers have been ready many years for a brand new Bill & Ted film, however the one which we’re getting may solely have been made many years after the final one. We’ll see the remainder of the story, and say goodbye to Rufus, in August.