Bill & Ted Face the Music is the hugely anticipated third movie in the time-travelling comedy series, and it will reunite Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter after nearly 30 years. The film is now in production, and the cast list keeps getting better. It has now been reported that some key members of the original movies have joined the new film.
According to Variety, Hal Landon Jr. and Amy Stoch will appear in Bill & Ted Face the Music, reprising their roles and Ted’s dad Chief Logan and his stepmom Missy from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989) and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991). In addition, SNL star Beck Bennett has been cast as Ted’s younger brother Deacon.
The roles of Bill and Ted’s wives have also been cast–Princess Joanna and Princess Elizabeth will be played by Jayma Mays and Erinn Hayes. They join Barry star Anthony Carrigan as the movie’s main villain, Samara Weaving and Brigette Lundy-Paine as Bill and Ted’s daughters, and William Sadler, who will reprise his Bogus Journey role as Death.
After years of rumors that Winter and Reeves might return for a third movie, in March, the pair confirmed Bill & Ted Face the Music was finally happening. They recorded a short video thanking the fans for their dedication to the series and announcing that the movie would start shooting this summer. The film hits theaters on August 21 2020 and is directed by Galaxy Quest’s Dean Parisot.
As for what the plot of the film will be, it was revealed by co-writer Solomon in January 2018 that the story finds Bill and Ted in the modern day, as family men that go back in time to revisit their younger selves, using footage from the original film.