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Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bill_%26_Ted_Face_the_Music&oldid=1002182613, Films postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Films with screenplays by Chris Matheson (screenwriter), Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "That Which Binds Us Through Time: The Chemical, Physical and Biological Nature of Love; an Exploration of The Meaning of Meaning, Part 1", Hal Landon Jr. as Chief Logan, Ted's father, This page was last edited on 23 January 2021, at 06:15. “You cut out big scenes in the movie?” a surprised Sadler interrupted. He is Bill & Ted's arch-nemesis and Rufus' former gym teacher. Reeves' career in the prior decade had been lackluster with several flops, but John Wick had renewed his career, and brought newfound attention to any potential projects he was attached to. Bill & Ted Face the Music was simultaneously released in theaters and through Premium VOD in the United States on August 28, 2020, by United Artists Releasing. [80], Owen Gleiberman of Variety wrote: "It zips right along, it makes you smile and chortle, it's a surprisingly sweet-spirited love story... and it's a better tribute to the one-world utopian power of classic rock than Yesterday was. [20][21], Through the production of the first two films in the Bill & Ted series, actors Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter and writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon had become close friends, though after the completion of Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey in 1991, there were no immediate plans for a sequel. Was Station in it? With Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving. This creates so many questions that I wish I were able to ask Hewitt now… If there were no “Good Bill and Ted Robots”, did they ever go to Heaven, and if so, why? Here's what we know about 'Bill & Ted Face the Music' ... so far. Bill and Ted's lyrics create a utopian future, so a tyrant sends evil robot versions of the simple-minded heroes back in time to kill them. I can’t help but wonder what this movie looked like until the reshoots… and with Shout Factory releasing the films on Blu-ray later this month, I expect some new info to be included on it. The four had continued successful careers in the interim. The script was originally titled “Bill & Ted Go to Hell,” and unsurprisingly there was a lot more Hell in the screenplay. Bill & Ted Creator Explains Why They Now Have Daughters in Face the Music. “Do they ever do the Battle of the Bands?” asks Sadler. "[82], Shortly before the release of Face the Music, Winter and Reeves discussed the possibility of a fourth Bill & Ted film, the latter telling Rachel Smith of Entertainment Tonight that it would be "up to the fans. WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Bill & Ted Face the Music, now in theaters and on premium video on demand.. Bill & Ted Face the Music finds the heroic rockers trying to put their lives back in order two decades after the events of Bogus Journey.Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are struggling because they didn't unite the world with their … Due to their messaging, fans began various campaigns to try to influence the studios to pick up the film for production. Co-founded Bloody Disgusting in 2001. [56] The bulk of the filming took place in New Orleans during July 2019. [58] Filming of the scene with Dave Grohl took place in Los Angeles. Steppin' Out With My Baby (from Easter Parade) • The John Wilson Orchestra, Maida Vale Singers, John Wilson & Curtis Stigers. The biggest change to the actual ending was the evil robots kill Bill and Ted over and over, and Death has to keep bringing them back due to the number of times they beat him Rules for posting: Be excellent to each other, and party on, dudes! It’s the 25th anniversary of Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, the memorable follow up to Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure - Original Soundtrack on AllMusic - 1989 [43], Both Winter and Reeves were confirmed to be in the movie once it was greenlit in May 2018. Bill & Ted has 41,255 members. [1] With Death as the group's bassist, they only needed a drummer and created the character of the cavewoman Grom for this, played by Patty Anne Miller, a real-life drummer for artists like Beyoncé and CeeLo Green. They are joined by their wives, who realized they are happy with their lives. [41] William Sadler was confirmed to be reprising his role as the Grim Reaper from the second film in March 2019. [8], Bill & Ted Face the Music was originally scheduled to be released on August 21, 2020 by Orion Pictures through United Artists Releasing in the US and by Warner Bros. Pictures in the UK. The four use Rufus' phone booth to create infinite copies of themselves across time and space, handing instruments to everyone who ever lived. Directed by Peter Hewitt, and featuring a legendary role for William Sadler, this genre comedy broke the mold of sequels by doing something completely different than the first film; in fact, it nearly removed all aspects of time travel. Everyone across reality performs the song, with Billie and Thea producing, while Bill and Ted lead the band on guitar. [17] Musician "Weird Al" Yankovic, talk show personality Guillermo Rodriguez and actor Nathan Head make cameos during the credits. Welcome to the Bill & Ted group! Problem 2 - At the end of the semester, Bill and Ted are moving out of their dorm. So, a giant easter bunny arrives and attacks them, granny arrives, Colonel Oats attacks them, and then I can’t remember…”. “Evil Bill and Ted open their chests and out come these strange cylinders that start to bubble and turn into something,” explains Hewitt. [39] Winter said that of the concept of the script, "The longer it took us to get it made, in a way, the funnier that got. What did they do? Directed by Dean Parisot. [41], On March 20, 2019, Winter and Reeves affirmed that the film's production was ready to start, and that they had secured a release date on August 21, 2020. [10], Also in June 2019, Backstage listed a casting call for extras to appear as various historical figures. [37] Winter said that while John Wick did help with drawing attention to their script, he did not believe that the film was as fundamental to ultimately getting their film made, since they still struggled with longer-term financial deals from that point. [22][31] Reeves and Winter confirmed that the film was still planned in interviews over the following few years. [25][26] First draft of the script had been completed by April 2011. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) Soundtracks. 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Get a behind-the-scenes look at Bill and Ted’s daughters in Bill and Ted 3.It’s difficult to decide exactly what seems stranger - that over 30 years after the original Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, a third film in the cult comedy franchise is now on its way, or that the Bill and Ted characters are actually parents now.. With talks of a third 'Bill & Ted' movie on the rise, we've recently learned that an alternate ending for 'Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure' had … [77] On September 30, Deadline Hollywood reported that the film had grossed an estimated $32 million from U.S. digital rentals up to that point. Finding little traction with the studios, the group began trying to appeal to fans around 2014, being more public about the existence of the script and their desire to make it, as a means to show the studios there was a strong audience demand for the film. Solomon said many of these deals fell through at the last minute; "We've been to the altar a few times. The script was laid out as early as 2010, but a production deal was not confirmed until 2018. [52] Instead, as tribute, Carlin appeared posthumously as a holographic tour guide in the future, using archival footage from the original film, and Kristen Schaal's character is Kelly, Rufus' daughter, who is named after Kelly Carlin, George Carlin's real-life daughter. However, their future selves are unsuccessful in writing the song, and their wives have left them; they blame their past selves for their failures. Menu. George Carlin appears posthumously as Rufus through the use of repurposed archival footage from the first film, with Piotr Michael providing the character's voice. [63], Winter stated in a February 2020 interview that they had completed a "fantastic first cut" but were still working on visual effects and music, along with additional filming such as with Kid Cudi a few days prior. [69] Due to the postponement of other films due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Face the Music was moved up a week to August 14, 2020 to fill vacated slots, before then being delayed to August 28, 2020 as to avoid conflicting with the rescheduled release of Tenet. Ideas free to stream and download. [73], Bill & Ted Face the Music grossed $400,000 from 1,007 theaters in its first day, and went on to debut to $1.1 million, finishing third at the box office. Jon Barkan and myself caught up with both Hewitt and Sadler at the Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival in which they confirmed the existence of such a scene, while also revealing that the entire ending was reshot. [61] Weezer released a music video for "Beginning of the End" on August 14, 2020. Instead, Winter attributed the continued pressure from fans over social media to influence Hollywood that came with news that the film had means of going forward. [4] Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves, and William Sadler reprise their roles as Bill, Ted, and the Grim Reaper, respectively, while Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Holland Taylor, Kid Cudi, and Jillian Bell join the cast. [75] Fandango also announced that despite being released for only four days, the film was the most popular on the service for the entire month of August. This is, 'We love these characters, they've been with us for our whole lives'—Chris and me, and Alex and Keanu—and we wanted to visit them again as middle-aged men. [13][12] Among casting announcements in July 2019 include Jillian Bell as Dr. Taylor Wood, the family therapist to both Bill and Ted's families,[15] Holland Taylor as the Great Leader in the future San Dimas,[14] and Kristen Schaal as Kelly, a messenger sent from the future for Bill & Ted. Was there any mention of time travel? A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals. "[81] Writing for The Hollywood Reporter, John DeFore called the film "an uneven but likable return" and said: "Dean Parisot's Bill & Ted Face the Music is almost exactly as good as its two big-screen predecessors — make of that statement what you will — while cleaning up some, but not all, of the things that might make an old fan of those films cringe today. In 1989, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter first played … In the case of Hendrix and Armstrong, they were able to secure rights to use the artists' likeness for the film but were forbidden to use them within the film's advertising nor could they use any of their musical works. Bill & Ted Face the Music is a 2020 American science fiction comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to … [1] Tosin Abasi plays the "air guitar" riffs for Bill & Ted. Kelly Carlin was also given a cameo role in the film as well. And while we’ve always known about this chase sequence, we were completely unaware that the entire finale was reshot. @BillandTed3 was the most popular movie for all of August! [44] Brigette Lundy-Paine and Samara Weaving appeared as Ted's daughter Billie Logan and Bill's daughter Thea Preston, respectively. [74] That same weekend, it was the top-rented film on FandangoNow, Apple TV, the iTunes Store, and Google Play. Ted 2 (2015) Official Trailer #1. [45] Kid Cudi was also announced as a cast member for the film, playing himself as he gets caught up in the events of the film. Gonna Fly Now • Bill Conti. "[83][84] When asked in an interview with DiscussingFilm in August 2020 if the characters of Billie and Thea could result in a sequel or spin-off film, writer Ed Solomon stated, "It wasn't when we were first writing it, but as we saw Brigette and Samara inhabit these roles, I thought for sure if there was interest and people wanted to carry this forward, the Bill & Ted spirit, I would absolutely let those characters carry it forward. Other casting announcements include recasts of characters from previous films, with Erinn Hayes as Elizabeth, Jayma Mays as Joanna, and Beck Bennett as Deacon, Ted's younger brother. When asked about the deleted scene in which Bill and Ted are being chased by their worst fears, Hewitt dropped the bomb: “It wasn’t a scene, it was the entire ending of the movie. Once told they'd save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, 2 would-be rockers from San Dimas, California find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny. [50], Part of the writing and casting for the film was creating a supergroup of musicians across time for the film's conclusion. Alongside Soderbergh, Scott Fischer, John Ryan Jr. and John Santilli were named as executive producers, while Steve Ponce joined Kroopf and Lebovici as producers. [1] They included Ling Lun, believed to be the creator of Chinese music, to help diversify the group, and while the legends around Ling Lun identify him as male, the producers opted to cast Sharon Gee as Lun to help round out the cast, given that the Bill & Ted series had never been beholdened to historical accuracy. This inspired the group to actually think about a third film. [53] There had been plans to have the older Bill & Ted travel back to the Circle K scene from the first film to ask Rufus for advice, which they would have used a combination of practical set reconstruction and computer-generated imagery to recreate the younger versions of Bill, Ted, and Rufus, but were limited by budget and time to make this work, and scrapped this approach. [40] In October 2020, The Hollywood Reporter said the film was the fifth-most popular PVOD title amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the film, Bill and Ted must write a song to unite humanity before time and space are destroyed. [1] Solomon, Matheson, and Parisot ran through some of most influencing musicians and centered on Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, played in the film by Jeremiah Craft, DazMann Still, and Daniel Dorr, respectively. [35][36], The movie's outlook changed after the release of John Wick in September 2014 which starred Reeves, according to Matheson. Their marriages and careers are deteriorating, and Ted confides in Bill that he does not believe they will ever write the song. They end up in Hell, coming face-to-face with Satan, as well as their fears incarnate. Studios also expressed concern that since the first film was not distributed internationally, there would not be a large audience for another sequel.[30]. "[79] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 65 out of 100 based on 41 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". [39] By this point, the script was mostly finalized and known as Bill & Ted Face the Music. Comments. [42], Brigette Lundy-Paine (who wore a surf shirt, and who is gender non-binary in real life) and Samara Weaving (who wore overalls) picked their own wardrobes, and were committed to creating a genderless look. I think we've finished with the Alex and Keanu Bill & Ted story. 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