CD Projekt RED’s Lead Quest Designer, Paweł Sasko, has revealed that Cyberpunk 2077 builders initially shot down the concept of contacting Keanu Reeves to play the position of Johnny Silverhand as a result of they thought it could be “unimaginable” to get the actor on board. Nevertheless, not solely was Reeves prepared to have a dialog in regards to the position, he shocked the builders by selecting up on the character “pretty rapidly.”
Chatting with GameSpot Sasko stated that Reeves even helped to form Silverhand’s character by making numerous options. He added:
Once we began recording Keanu, he was entering into the character and we’re like, ‘Wow, okay, he’s already selecting it up.’ And he was really fascinated by the way it works out. [Keanu is] not likely a man that could be a gamer, however he’s really actually fascinated by video games. And he’s tremendous intelligent and really open. He’s very humble.
After which we gave him strains, and our adaptation director launched him to the scene, explaining what occurs just like the director for a film. Keanu began appearing and stated, ‘I wish to recommend this factor or that factor, or I’d really play it like this or that.’ And he’s additionally the man who can take suggestions very properly, you already know, I feel he’s used to it, being directed, but in addition attempting to search for his personal imaginative and prescient for the character. And really, fairly often he was suggesting, ‘Okay, yeah we must always change this as a result of that sounds extra pure, that might be higher,’ and so forth. And so he was a extremely good asset within the group.
CD Projekt RED beforehand revealed that Silverhand is the second most essential character in Cyberpunk 2077. We’ll be capable to see how properly Reeves performs the position on April 16, 2020, when the sport will launch on the PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC.
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