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Cyberpunk 2077’s Story Director Explains Keanu Reeves’s Character

Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077

The upcoming role-playing action-adventure game from CD Projekt, Cyberpunk 2077 is easily one of the most anticipated games of modern time and fans can wait any longer to get a hold of the game. CD Projekt had been extremely busy these days preparing for the big release, and they are in no mood of slowing down. To keep the community engaged and to fire up the hype, the team has been dropping key information now and then and the most recent one being about the character of Keanu Reeves.

The story of the game is set in the fictional Night City where body modification, glamour, and power are the main attraction, and fans will play the character of V. Cyberpunk 2077 runs on REDengine 4 game engine and over 450 staff members have put their heart and soul into this project, so expectations from the game is extremely high.

Keanu Reeves In Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077
Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077 (CD Projekt)

Much of the excitement is because of the inclusion of John Wick’s actor, Keanu Reeves who has played the character of Johnny Silverhand, and according to the official confirmation, Silverhand is a major prominent character in Cyberpunk 2077. We have gathered all the updates and information regarding the character, so here is everything you need to know about Johnny Silverhand of Cyberpunk 2077.

According to the game’s story director, the character of Johnny Silverhand was very complex and Keanu had to make a deep connection to play it the way fans would love to see.

In an interview with the Xbox: The Official Magazine, Blacha revealed that Keanu Reeves was the perfect person for the role, and in the game, Johnny’s relation with the lead character V, is very complex, and it will grow and evolve as the story progresses. Both Johnny and V are powerful characters and their superior nature will come into play but, they will also learn a lot of stuff from each other.

Blacha also revealed that Keanu was chosen for the role because at that time he was already playing the roles of characters who fight for something and he already had that connection which made it easier for the team to cast him.

Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on 16th April 2020, and it will be available for PS4, PC and Xbox One.

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