Depart a Remark
After greater than 30 years the Bill and Ted franchise has come to a seeming conclusion with Face the Music. Keanu Reeves was basically unknown till Bill and Ted’s Glorious Journey got here alongside. In fact, now Keanu is, effectively, Keanu, one of many largest stars and hottest celebrities on the massive display. However the actor says he is by no means had fairly the identical expertise as he had when he auditioned for the function of Ted the primary time round.
Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter each appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Present to advertise the VOD launch of Bill and Ted Face the Music and Reeves defined that there have been a few the reason why the Bill and Ted audition course of was so distinctive. The primary was that it was the place the place he met Alex Winter, and the 2 have remained pals ever since auditioning collectively, one thing which Reeves says hardly ever occurs…
You would possibly undergo an expertise and have an exquisite expertise however not keep a friendship. And Alex and I’ve definitely completed that. We met on the audition, the crucible, it’s an audition course of that I had by no means skilled and have by no means skilled since.
Film units are definitely locations the place folks spend loads of time collectively. It is comprehensible that friendships can develop, however on the similar time, all people may be so targeted on doing their job that such issues definitely aren’t assured to occur. It did for Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, which stands out as the motive the 2 in the end turned Bill and Ted.
The “crucible” that Keanu Reeves is referring to is the strategy by which the audition course of tried to seek out the right mixture of Bill and Ted, the opposite motive this audition was so totally different. Apparently, there have been a number of actors being thought-about they usually have been put collectively in numerous mixtures and in numerous roles to see how they labored and what could be the very best pairing. Reeves continues…
I bear in mind like 10 actors, and all people form of taking part in the roles and altering. You already know you play Ted, you play Bill and all of that. Alex and I, I feel we had, we each form of performed them straight.
On this case, “straight” most likely means they only performed Bill and Ted as they have been written with out including something of their very own, which different actors definitely might have completed to try to stand out. Whether or not it was that efficiency or the truth that Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter had a pure chemistry, which may be assumed by the truth that they turned pals, the 2 of them have been chosen to play the leads, and the remaining is historical past.
Three many years after it started the story has come to its conclusion. Bill and Ted Face the Music is on the market now by way of VOD or in restricted theatrical launch.