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Keanu Reeves Wanted to Play Batman and Wolverine But Hollywood Said No

Keanu Reeves wanted to play Batman and Wolverine but Hollywood passed on the actor.

Would Keanu Reeves have done a better job than Ben Affleck in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Keanu Reeves, who is currently featured in the thriller John Wick, recently told Moviefone that he wishes he could have played a Marvel or DC comic hero, but none of the studios were interested. Read more: Keanu Reeves Says ‘It Sucks’ that Hollywood No Longer Likes Him "I always wanted to play Wolverine," Reeves said. "But I didn't get that. And they have a great Wolverine now." "I always wanted to play The Dark Knight," the actor continued. "But I didn't get that one. They've had some great Batmans. So now I'm just enjoying them as an audience." Hugh Jackman currently stars as Wolverine in all of the X-Men movies and Ben Affleck is the leading actor to play Batman in all of the new Dark Knight movies. Read more: Two Women Break Into Keanu Reeves’ Home  Prior to John Wick, Keanu Reeves last major movie was 47 Ronin and it was a major flop in the box office. Keanu Reeves recently revealed in an interview that not only was it difficult to be turned from comic book movies but, he feels he has been ignored by all of Hollywood. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

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