Bill & Ted is an American comedy film series featuring William "Bill" S. Preston Esq. and "Ted" Theodore Logan, portrayed by Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves, respectively, as two metalhead slacker friends who travel through time. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), followed by a sequel Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991), while Bill & Ted Face the Music began production in June 2019. There have been numerous spin-offs, including an animated television series (with Winter and Reeves reprising their roles), a live-action television series in 1992, video games, and comic books. Originally produced by Orion Pictures, ownership moved to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) following the purchase of Orion in 1997.