Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves caught up with Today to discuss their careers in show business and their romantic comedy Destination Wedding. “I feel very protective of you, but I feel […] I could try anything and he has my back,” Ryder said while trying to explain their close personal and professional connection.
“It’s rare, and it’s also a beautiful thing,” the actor concluded. Amusingly, Reeves began making fake threats to the cast and crew when Ryder suggested he would protect them. Unfortunately, “Destination Wedding” underperformed at the box office, earning less than half of its budget from ticket sales (via Box Office Mojo).
Ryder and Reeves first worked together on Francis Ford Coppola’s gothic horror film Bram Stoker’s Dracula, but have since shared screens in Richard Linklater’s sci-fi thriller A Scanner Darkly, as well as Destination Wedding and The Private Lives. . by Pippa Lee.”
At the moment, both Reeves and Ryder have achieved career advancement for the ages due to the huge popularity of the franchises they are currently working on. With “Stranger Things” second only to Netflix’s international hit “Squid Game” (via Variety) and “John Wick,” which is racking up massive box office numbers with every subsequent entry (via Box Office Mojo), the two stars are bigger than ever.