After making followers wait for nearly three many years, the third installment within the Invoice and Ted franchise is lastly right here. Just lately, the Invoice and Ted Face The Music trailer was launched on June 9, anointed by followers as ‘Invoice and Ted’ day. Now the precise film has been set for a launch on the 21st of August. What informal audiences may not understand is that each these dates had been chosen for a really particular cause, and really carry an enormous reference to the beginning of the franchise.
To correctly admire the easter egg hiding in plain sight, you’ll have to hark again to 1989, when the unique film, Invoice and Ted’s Wonderful Journey first got here out. In that movie, when the radtastic duo traveled ahead in time to fulfill their future selves, there was a second of pressure when it got here to offering proof that each units of Invoice and Ted had been really the identical individuals from totally different durations, and never lookalike Terminator robots or one thing.
Upon being requested what they had been all considering at that precise second, all 4 shouted ’69, dudes!’ in unison and emphasizes the second with some impromptu air guitar riffs. That line went on to turn into one of the vital oft-quoted elements of the movie and shortly established itself in popular culture, a lot in order that June 9 was established as ‘Invoice and Ted’ day as a result of June is the sixth month of the yr, so June and 9 collectively make… you get it.
Now for the discharge date for Invoice & Ted Face the Music, which has been set for 21st of the eight-month of 2020. 21+8+20+20 equals, you guessed it, 69, dude! So the makers of the film have themselves leaned onerous into the reference, which diehard followers have been fast to identify and appreciated as a very radical tribute to the unique movie within the collection.
The most recent Invoice and Ted film takes place in current occasions, lengthy after the occasions of Invoice and Ted’s Bogus Journey. The 2 rockers had been informed that they’d at some point write a music that saves the world and unites mankind. Now middle-aged, with two younger daughters, Invoice and Ted resolve to take one other journey by way of time to steal the hit music they’ll create from their future selves. Alongside the best way, the 2 are helped by their daughters, well-known figures in historical past, and the desire of the collective planet to hearken to a kickass music.
The trailer for the film has revealed Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves slipping again simply into the roles of Invoice and Ted, nonetheless obsessive about making rock music, and nonetheless proclaiming the necessity for individuals to all the time be glorious to one another. It’s a lesson that the world must study extra urgently than ever, and the breezy and good-natured vibe that the film has displayed by way of its trailer would offer a welcome break for harassed audiences dealing with the lockdown and protests.