All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Keanu Reeves’

Keanu Reeves Stars in a Worthwhile Speed Sequel

Ageless Wonder Keanu Reeves was on Jimmy Kimmel this week to promote his new film Knock Knock, but it was the trailer for another film that got everyone talking. 1994’s Speed is a classic action movie, but it’s full of so many dangerous maneuvers. And every action movie that features a chase of any kind is reckless – why does …

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Keanu Reeves in Talks to Star in ‘Rally Car,’ Set to Film in China

Keanu Reeves is reportedly in talks to star in the upcoming film Rally Car. Reeves will play an American race car driver in the film, set in China. Back by Fundamental Films, which is based in China, means Rally Car may very likely become a Chinese co-production, and this is good news for a couple of reasons–the most important being …

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Rachel Weisz in Two Films Vying for Cannes Film Festival Top Prize

Rachel Weisz has two chances for shining brightly at the Cannes Film Festival next month. The actress stars in La Giovinezza, an Italian-directed film that also stars Jane Fonda and Michael Caine. In addition, Weisz stars in a Greek entry, The Lobster, alongside Colin Farrell. The star of The Mummy, Rachel Weisz is nothing if not amazingly versatile at her …

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Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves Join Elle Fanning in ‘The Neon Demon’

Christina Hendricks of Mad Men fame has joined the cast of an upcoming Nicolas Refn film called The Neon Demon. Actor Keanu Reeves has reportedly signed on the dotted line as well. The film stars Elle Fanning, and Variety calls it a ‘subversive female-driven horror tale.’ Abbey Lee, Jena Malone, and Bella Heathcote–known for their roles in Drive, The Hunger …

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Sandra Bullock Receives “Hotness” Award

“I’d like to thank my style and makeup artist for creating this illusion. …I’m just one of the luckiest girls in the world.” 49-year old Sandra Bullock, stunning in a strapless pink mini-dress, was awarded the 2014 Decade of Hotness Award at the Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards on Saturday night. The award, an antler trophy, was presented by three …

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Gerard Butler: Dropping ‘Point Break’ Leaves Film in Lurch

Gerard Butler has dropped out of Point Break, the remake of the 1991 surf-crime thriller that starred Patrick Swayze. Citing both creative differences and a scheduling conflict, he is essentially leaving the film in a bit of a lurch–without a big name star. It seems Point Break is set to begin filming in June and Butler is scheduled to begin …

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Rachel McAdams Departs From the Film Passengers

The Hollywood Reporter has stated that Rachel McAdams is officially out as the female lead in Keanu Reeves’ science fiction love story Passengers. McAdams replaced Reese Witherspoon who was originally cast in the film as the character Aurora. This is now the second road block for Passengers that was originally slated for an April 3, 2015 release date. During the …

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Rachel McAdams Drops Keanu Reeves Film

Rachel McAdams is well-known for her love of romance flicks, and her latest project was one of a different sort. Set aboard a spacecraft carrying 5,000 people to a new home, the futuristic movie stars Keanu Reeves and follows his character as he falls in love while simultaneously trying to save everyone on the ship. McAdams was set to play …

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’47 Ronin’ A Complete Box Office Disaster

With notable Blockbuster movies like The Matrix series on his filmography, actor Keanu Reeves‘ return to the big screen was held to high expectations. Unfortunately, his efforts were botched with the release of his latest film 47 Ronin, as it was a complete box office disaster. However, the problematic factors that contributed to the film’s disastrous box office sales had …

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Point Break Remake to Star Gerald Butler as Bodhi

At the end of Point Break, undercover FBI agent Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) finally finds Bodhi (Patrick Swayze) after he escaped from the police. Utah screams through the pouring rain, “I’ve been to every city in Mexico. I came across an unclaimed piece of meat in Baja, turned out to be Rosie. I guessed he picked a knife fight with …

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Keanu Reeves May Bring Back ‘Bill & Ted’

Fifty-year-old Keanu Reeves and 48-year-old Alex Winter have not written off the possibility of time-traveling as Bill & Ted. “I’m open to the idea of that [filming another installment of Bill & Ted]. I think it’s pretty surreal, playing Bill & Ted at 50. But we have a good story in that. You can see the life and joy in …

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Keanu Reeves’ ’47 Ronin’ Based on True Story

According to director Carl Rinsch, Keanu Reeves’ upcoming film “47 Ronin” is based on a true Japanese story. Rinsch describes the film, which opens on December 25 in the US, as a story where people “share this journey to reclaim their land, their honor, their way,” and adds that “It was very special to me to be part of it.” …

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Keanu Reeves’ Film ’47 Ronin’ Based on True Japanese Story

Veteran actor and man of action, Keanu Reeves, is back with yet another action thriller. This time, he’s starring in the Carl Rinsch-directed film “47 Ronin.” The newly revised film is actually an adaptation of a true Japanese story. The film’s plot was derived from an actual historical event known as the Edo Period, which translates to the word, “Chushingura.” …

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47 Ronin Trailer: New Film Releases Preview [Video]

The long-awaited trailer for 47 Ronin has finally arrived. Fans of the samurai action genre will certainly get excited over this new film, featuring Keanu Reeves in a bit of The Last Samurai-like film. The film is presented by Universal, and features a setting of a mythical Japan. The film will have highly stylized action and special effects incorporated as …

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47 Ronin Folktale-Film Adaptation Stars Keanu Reeves

Universal Pictures is premiering the new UK trailer for the troubled fantasy adventure 47 Ronin, debuting Christmas Day to US audiences (its original release date was to be November 2012). The movie is a Hollywood production of an oft-adapted Japanese folktale about 47 Ronin (leaderless samurai) who avenge the disgracing of their leader. The story is one of the most …

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Keanu Reeves Fights Dragon in “47 Ronin”

Universal has released an official U.K. trailer for Keanu Reeves’ newest movie, “47 Ronin”. The movie was originally due out on November 21, 2012 but was later pushed back to February 8, 2013. Now, it is now set to debut on Christmas day in the U.S. and on Boxing Day in the U.K. “47 Ronin” is supposedly Reeves’ biggest movie …

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47 Ronin Trailer Debuts After Second Release Delay

“47 Ronin”–a samurai blockbuster with a $200 million budget–is set to open this Christmas against “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, and while many are hoping it marks the beginning of a comeback for Keanu Reeves, others are wondering if the action/fantasy can really compete with the Peter Jackson vehicle. The film is set in a fantastical world of dragons …

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Neo Enters The Dragon: The Trailer for 47 Ronin Hits

So Keanu Reeves as a samurai is a thing now, and although it looks like the movie is walking the path left behind by Tom Cruise and The Last Samurai–mixed with a hint of live-action Princess Mononoke–clearly, the age of the 47 Ronin is almost upon us. After watching the trailer, I couldn’t help feel like I was watching Neo …

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