While playing with some puppies during an interview with Buzzfeed, Reeves was asked which Marvel or DC character he'd like to play. The actor responded, "I don't know, when I was a kid, I always wanted to play Wolverine, so, Wolverine."
Keanu Reeves and puppies. What more do you need to know? pic.twitter.com/C37CDtXmx6— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) May 17, 2019
The current X-Men franchise is set to conclude with Dark Phoenix. The rights to all the characters are currently owned by Disney, meaning they could appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe at some point down the line. As Hugh Jackman has since departed the role, Marvel Studios will certainly be looking for someone to replace him.
Jackman famously played Wolverine for the duration of the X-Men film franchise with his last performance being in 2017's Logan. There has been no mention of Wolverine appearing in any future MCU films, but Joe and Anthony Russo have expressed interest in doing a film featuring the character.
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Directed by Chad Stahelski, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum stars Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne, Halle Berry, Jason Mantzoukas, Lance Reddick and Anjelica Huston. The film is in theaters now.