Keanu Reeves offered ‘Kraven the Hunter’ Role for ‘Spider-Man’ Spin-off
The already star-studded lineup of the MCU is set for the addition of another superstar. And if reports are to be believed, then it is none other than Neo from The Matrix himself, Keanu Reeves. Sony Pictures has reportedly offered Reeves the role of Kraven the Hunter in an upcoming Spider-Man villain solo spin-off movie.
Keanu Reeves offered a role in the MCU!
Sony has had some experience in making solo movies for Marvel Characters, such as Tom Hardy’s Venom and Jared Leto’s Morbius. And now, they want to give Kraven the Hunter a try. Kraven is a mix of R-rated action-dramas Man on Fire and Logan. If Reeves accepts this role, this will be his first role as a superhero since portraying DC’s John Constantine in 2005’s Constantine.
According to reports from The Illuminerdi, Sony has submitted an “official offer” to Keanu Reeves. However, the role of Kraven hasn’t been confirmed yet. But, you can expect that Marvel is trying to pull every string under the sun to get Reeves on-board the MCU.
Kevin Feige, who is the creative head at Marvel and is leading the rebooted Spider-Man franchise, has been a big fan of Reeves for years. He talks to Reeves about almost “every film we make,” he once told ComicBook.com. Feige said in 2019:
I don’t know when, if, or ever he’ll join the MCU, but we very much want to figure out the right way to do it.
Feige also showed the same perseverance for Jake Gyllenhal. And the actor finally agreed to the role of Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
Furthermore, Disney has approached Keanu Reeves in the past for multiple roles. One of them was to lead their upcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight as Marc Spector. However, that role eventually went to Oscar Isaac. But, Reeves has always had aspirations to play one particular Marvel hero from the X-Men franchise – Wolverine.
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