Bill & Ted 3 casts Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine as Bill & Ted’s daughters
Bill & Ted Face the Music has cast Samara Weaving (The Babysitter, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) and Brigette Lundy-Paine (Atypical, The Glass Castle) as Bill and Ted’s daughters in the upcoming third movie of the series, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Weaving will play Thea Preston, the daughter of Bill S. Preston (Alex Winter) while Lundy-Paine portrays Billie Logan, the daughter of Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves).
“When we saw Samara and Brigette together, it was like deja vu,” producer Scott Kroopf said. “It was exactly the way we felt when we first saw Keanu and Alex. We are so thrilled to have this funny and unique pair join the Bill and Ted team!”
Stars Keanu Reeves (John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum) and Alex Winter (The Lost Boys) recently posted a video message from the Hollywood Bowl thanking fans for their support over the years on getting a third film made and owing them “a huge debt of gratitude” while also revealing production would be beginning this summer.
News of a third Bill & Ted film has been floating around for years. After Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, original creators Chris Matheson (Imagine That) and Ed Solomon (Men in Black, Now You See Me) have penned the script, with Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest, Fun with Dick and Jane) confirmed to direct. Scott Kroopf (Limitless) will produce together with Alex Lebovici and Steve Ponce of Hammerstone Studios, with Steven Soderbergh serving as an executive producer alongside Scott Fischer, John Ryan Jr., and John Santilli.
MGM owns the rights to the film and will release in the U.S. under their Orion Pictures banner. Orion Pictures has set an August 21, 2020 release date for the film.
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