Whoa! Wounded warriors have been cast as extras for the new Bill and Ted 3 movie. The excellent news was first tweeted by CNN news anchor Jake Tapper on Aug. 13.

Tapper, a longtime Homes for our Troops‘ supporter and mission ambassador, enlisted the help of friends, namely movie stars and entertainment icons, to arrange an extensive assortment of auction items to benefit the organization back in November 2018. One of the auction items was a tour of the Bill and Ted 3 movie set.

But screen writer Ed Solomon wanted to do more for Veterans than just a tour. He also cast several wounded Veterans in the film, and Tapper thanked him on social media for the righteous move.


It’s still unknown what part these Veterans will play in the upcoming film starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, but judging by the smiles on their faces the Hollywood experience has been epic.

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Published on Aug. 16, 2019

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  1. Scott Perry September 10, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    No way! Cool to see this. Wish we had more veterans casted in movies like this

  2. Gordon Bowley August 20, 2019 at 8:58 am

    I nominate @ed_solomon for the Spiderman Award – “With great power, comes great responsibility.”

  3. Marcos Garcia, PMP August 17, 2019 at 5:23 am

    Keanu Reeves is an amazing guy

  4. Chad Childers August 16, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    Way cool. Keanu Reeves is a very humble dude from everything I’ve read and seen.

  5. Daniel L Kibbee August 16, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    Most excellent. Bravo to our Wounded Warrior actors. How fun to work with Keanu Reeves and movie cast.

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