‘Bill & Ted 3’ Lands Director Dean Parisot

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are confirmed to return as the title characters in this highly-anticipated sequel.

Bill & Ted 3 lands director Dean Parisot
Bill & Ted 3 lands director Dean Parisot
We haven't heard much regarding Bill & Ted 3 in the last few months, except for a few tweets from Alex Winter in March where he revealed the script is ready and that they are awaiting a green light. Today we have news that Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest) has signed on to direct, so a greenlight might be closer then we think.

Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson, the writing team behind Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure and Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, wrote the screenplay for this third adventure. Last April, Keanu Reeves revealed that the story would revolve around Bill and Ted writing a song that eventually saves the world.

It still isn't known what studio this seqeul will land at. MGM Studios currently owns the rights to the franchise, but it is said that this package is being shopped around to other studios for co-financing. It isn't known when production will begin, although it will have to wait until Dean Parisot wraps on Red 2, which he starts shooting next spring.

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter will be back as the title characters. We also exclusively reported in April that William Sadler may return as The Grim Reaper.

Bill & Ted 3 is in development and stars Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves. The film is directed by Dean Parisot.

Sources: Vulture

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  1. jasdjqs

    fun fun !! on the way

    3 years agoby @jasdjqsFlag


    @SherlockHolmes2009 haha ok that's fine. Search your page!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  3. Vanboy

    William Sadler better come back. He saved "Bogus Journey" from being "totally heinous".

    Ted: "Whoa Bill dude, we're like fifty"! Bill: "No way dude"! Ted: "Yes way"! (Together) "Bogus"!

    3 years agoby @vanboyFlag

  4. SherlockHolmes2009

    @mcleve02 Haha aight cool, ill give you my phone number too on your page just in case I get lost, im not the best when it comes to directions

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  5. incmob

    i have a bad feeling about this.

    3 years agoby @incmobFlag

  6. A7sus4

    This will never get a green light.

    3 years agoby @a7sus4Flag

  7. CelluloidDreams

    Pass!! So 29 seconds ago!

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  8. Rudy

    I'd rather get B&T 3 than Ghostbusters 3.

    3 years agoby @rudyFlag


    @SherlockHolmes2009 Probably in a few more weeks. I've been on the road teaching a few high school band camps. Hence why I haven't been on all week. I will let you know for sure. I will get on your page and at least get you my email/phone number so I can get you real details about how to get to my place beyond just the city I live in haha

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  10. Bane5000

    Its gonna be funny to see Reeves go back to acting as Ted...AWESOME { quick air guitar } :D

    3 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  11. SherlockHolmes2009

    @mcleve02 O nah Ive graduated. I should be freed up by next weekend, is that good with you

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag


    @SherlockHolmes2009 I will let you know when I get some time opened up. Are you going back to classes this semester?

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  13. SherlockHolmes2009

    @mcleve02 Exactly I was gonna say now I do

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag


    @SherlockHolmes2009 Well now you know someone! :P

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  15. SherlockHolmes2009

    @mcleve02 Im sorry haha, I dont own one and noone I know has one

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag


    @SherlockHolmes2009 You are breaking my heart... haha

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  17. SherlockHolmes2009

    @mcleve02 Im down for that, Ive never seen a movie on bluray unfortunatly

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  18. Dan

    @SherlockHolmes2009 You should see RED.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag


    @SherlockHolmes2009 Seriously!? Dude if you have not seen it by the time I clear my schedule for you to come get some moonshine I am putting the blue ray in! The movie is awesome! Just remember to bring the pig... funniest sh*t ever!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  20. SherlockHolmes2009

    @mcleve02 I havent seen RED yet but ive been told it was good

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  21. SherlockHolmes2009

    So f*cking excited right now

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  22. Cripple

    F*ck yeah make this movie happen!

    3 years agoby @crippleFlag


    @dan1 well put.

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  24. Dan

    Underrated director of underrated movies. Good choice.

    3 years agoby @dan1Flag

  25. Mka47

    break out your bongs!

    3 years agoby @mka47Flag

  26. skywise

    Better to get it out of the way now until they are old and grey...like those Busters of Ghosts.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  27. SpaceCowboy

    Sounds like an almost perfect choice for this next installment. I'm slightly excited, but more of my expectations are reserved.

    3 years agoby @SpaceCowboyFlag


    BRING IT ON!!!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

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