Keanu Reeves was game for Wolverine, Batman roles

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Keanu Reeves was game for Wolverine, Batman roles

Actor Keanu Reeves has said he was keen to play a superhero, but the studios never offered him such roles.


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Published: Sun 26 Oct 2014, 4:27 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 10:15 PM

The actor, whose latest big screen offering is revenge thriller "John Wick" that released Oct 24, wanted to be a Marvel or DC hero, but was passed over, reports

"I always wanted to play Wolverine, but I didn't get that. And they have a great Wolverine now," the 50-year-od actor told Moviefone.

"I always wanted to play 'The Dark Knight', but I didn't get that one. They've had some great Batmans. So, now I'm just enjoying them as an audience," he added.

Hugh Jackman is seen as Wolverine in "X-Men" series since 2000, while Ben Affleck has been roped in to play Batman in "Batman V Superman".

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