CD Projekt Red revealed Keanu Reeves’ Johnny Silverhand has more lines of dialogue than any character in Cyberpunk 2077, with the exception of the player character V.
Co-founder and joint CEO of CD Projekt Red Marcin Iwiński divulged this information in an interview on the E3 Coliseum hosted by Geoff Keighley. When asked if Keanu’s role was a big part of the game and not just a cameo, Iwiński said, “The whole intention with Keanu in the game was to have a very meaningful character that fits into the lore. If we looked at all the actors out there, everything Cyberpunk, it’s Keanu.
“We had a lot of back and forth, and we decided to approach him, it was about a year ago. There was a meeting arranged and we showed him the script, and he immediately got into the role and he really liked it. I think it’s really worth to mention that, maybe it’s a cameo? Maybe it’s just a short side quest kind of person? No. He’s the number two character in terms of lines and spoken text…
Source: IGN Video Games All