Bill and Ted Face the Music — the long-gestating threequel in the Bill and Ted franchise — has finally released its first trailer!
Bill and Ted Face the Music is set in the present day, with its titular characters well into middle age and yet still searching for the write words to the song that will save the world.
The lifelong best friends will once again set out on a new adventure so that they can find the song that will set their world right and bring harmony in the universe. This time, they’ll likewise travel to the future, where — as we see in the trailer — they meet their future selves.
The two friends won’t be going alone — they’ll be joined by their daughters, plus some new historical figures, familiar faces from previous films and, of course, a few music legends.
Check out the first official trailer for the film that was nearly 30 years in the making below!
The new movie sees the return of Keanu Reeves as Theodore “Ted” Logan and Alex Winter as William “Bill” S. Preston, Esq, along with original screenwriters Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson.
However, the upcoming film will also introduce new faces into the franchise, most notably Brigette Lundy-Paine as Billie “Little Bill” Logan, who is Ted’s daughter, and Samara Weaving as Theodora/Thea “Little Ted” Preston, Bill’s daughter.
The film comes nearly 30 years after the last movie, 1991’s Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey, was released in theaters and will take place in real time, with its titular characters now well into middle age.
Directed by Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest), the film likewise stars Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi), William Sadler, Kristen Schaal, Holland Taylor, Jillian Bell, Anthony Carrigan, Jayma Mays, Erinn Hays, Hal Landon Jr., Amy Stotch, and Beck Bennett.
The film is set to open in theaters on August 21, 2020, though it’s still unknown whether it will keep that date given continued theater closures.