Most people agree that Keanu Reeves is pretty much the best. He’s kind, humble, and reportedly, immortal. So far, there’s been no dark force in all the universe that’s been able to tarnish people’s love for him. Until now. Fansided reports that Keanu is in talks to take a role in the upcoming Marvel film The Eternals, which as we know, features Angelina Jolie. I’ve said it before and I still believe it to be a real possibility: The most Angelina thing to do now that’s she’s a single woman, would be to have a torrid affair with a coworker. Previously I worried that married man Kumail Nanjiani might become her unwitting prey. But now I’m more worried about Keanu. Even though he’s single, his status as World’s Most Beloved Unproblematic Fave, might make him just the big game Angelina needs to achieve her diabolical second act. Beware The (Home) Reckoning!
In addition to Keanu and Kumail, Richard Madden and Ma Dong Seok will also be joining the cast. Details about the plot and who will play who are still under wraps.
Not much is known about The Eternals, especially since Marvel Studios has yet to formally announce the project. Still, studio head Kevin Feige did confirm last year that the film was in some stage of development. Since then, he’s also mentioned that the story could span tens of thousands of years and feature a large roster of characters. Other reports have mentioned that the movie will focus on the romance between the characters of Sersi and Ikaris, who will be played by Jolie and Madden, respectively. Character breakdowns have also indicated that characters like Starfox and Druig will also appear.
This will be Keanu’s first foray into the Marvelverse, and at this point in his career, it seems Keanu can do no wrong. He’s kept his head down and his feet firmly planted on the ground for decades. And so today, I offer a little prayer. Lord, please grant Keanu the strength to tell Angie “GET THEE BEHIND ME DEMON” in his best Bram Stoker’s Dracula accent should she try any shit.