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It's a good thing Keanu Reeves knows Kung Fu! Last Friday, Sept. 12, officers responded to a burglary call at The Matrix star's Hollywood Hills home, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to E! News. Officers detained one woman who was taken to a medical facility for further evaluation, the Lapd confirms, although they could not confirm whether the woman was still in the hospital or if she had any priors. A trespassing report was made, but no property was taken. Fortunately, Lapd confirmed to E! News that no injuries were reported, either. The Lapd could not confirm to E! News whether the woman was inside Keanu's house or where she was specifically on the property. However, according to »
While Keanu Reeves’ filmography spans a number of genres, from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures to My Own Private Idaho to A Scanner Darkly, he is no stranger to the action genre, with his more notable forays including Point Break, Speed, and The Matrix. For his next feature, Reeves is set to step back into action mode. Titled John Wick, the film sees Reeves play the titular character, a retired hitman who moves to take revenge for the death of his dog at the hands of burglars, finding himself drawn back into his old life. The film marks the directorial debut of stunt coordinator Chad Stahelski, working from a script by Derek Kolstad, and co-starring alongside Reeves is Ian McShane, Willem Dafoe, and Adrianne Palicki. The first trailer for the film, which is set to open in American theatres on October 24th, has now been released, and can be seen below. »
- Deepayan Sengupta
Someone has killed his dog! Bitches. Must. Pay. The Fantastic Fest Gala Screening of John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves, directed by stuntmen Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, is just around the corner. Production company Lionsgate dropped the first trailer today, in which everything blows up real good. It is a reunion of sorts. Stahelski and Leitch worked on The Matrix series with Reeves. This is their first foray into direction and the end result looks as polished as any Hollywood production can. Once the trailer kicks in there looks to be plenty of gunplay and opportunities for Reeves to display his action chops. I feel it is safe to assume that the story of John Wick, a former hitman who comes out of retirement when some thugs jack his ride...
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The film stars Reeves as an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement to bring down the gangsters that took everything from him. Set in New York, John Wick could be the big comeback film for Reeves after a string of under-achieving films.
John Wick is set for release in the States on October 24th, with David Leitch and Chad Stahelski directing a cast that also includes Bridget Moynahan (Blue Bloods), Michael Nyqvist (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Bridget Regan (Legend of the Seeker), Willem Dafoe (The Fault in Our Stars), Lance Reddick (The Wire), Daniel Bernhardt (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Adrianne Palicki (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and Dean Winters »
- Scott Davis
Reeves stars as the title character, an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement to take revenge on those who wronged him.
John Wick hits Us cinemas on October 24, with a UK date yet to be confirmed.
Reeves also recently joined new television drama Rain. »
"They took his dog, they took his car, and they took his soul!" Keanu Reeves is back! And this time, he's kicking ass and taking no names in the action thriller John Wick. The Matrix star shows off his deadly moves in the first trailer for David Leitch and Chad Stahelski's stylized take on the assassin genre. Keanu Reeves stars as Mr. Wick, a highly trained ex-hitman who wants to stay hidden as he retires from the game. He's quickly called back into action to track down and take out a couple of gangsters that ripped his quiet, peaceful life away from him, murdering his puppy, the last gift from his dying wife. Watch as Keanu Reeves shows off his signature style in front of the camera, turning New York into his own personal bullet-riddled playground as he seeks revenge for his fallen four-legged best friend!
In John Wick, »
Keanu Reeves’ career is a head scratcher. He should have been a major star after “The Matrix” movies, and in many ways he is still a globally recognized name. But did you know that outside of those movies his highest-grossing domestic film to date is 1994’s “Speed” with $124 million (adjusted for inflation that’s around $215 in today’s dollars). He's had the luxury, post-“Matrix,” to star in any old indie or passion project he wants, but perhaps the most interesting movie he’s done is “Side By Side,” the 2012 digital vs. film documentary that he produced and starred in. It doesn't really bode well that the first time this writer heard of "John Wick" was this week, but nonetheless the movie is almost here. About a former hitman (Reeves) who is pursued by an old friend who was contracted by a crime boss to kill him, the trailer for »
- Edward Davis
Keanu Reeves is seeking vengeance in the new teaser poster for his upcoming action thriller, ‘John Wick.’ The poster features the actor as the title character, as he’s wearing a suit that has an explosive attached to his tie. The teaser poster is preparing audiences for the film’s bullet-riddled scenes that are filled with mayhem. Stunt coordinator Chad Stahelski, who worked with Reeves on ‘The Matrix’ trilogy, made his feature film directorial debut with ‘John Wick.’ The movie, which was written by Derek Kolstad, is set to open on October 24 in theaters. Besides Reeves, the thriller also stars Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Bridget Moynahan, Dean Winters, Ian [ Read More ]
- Karen Benardello
Ah, Keanu Reeves. How we love thee. Whether he's flexing his kung fu chops in the cyberpunk battlefields of "The Matrix" or narrating a documentary about the differences between the digital and film mediums in "Side by Side," he's probably one of our favorite people currently working in the movies. So anytime Keanu pops up, we're happy. Which makes us very, very pleased with the new trailer for "John Wick," a hit man thriller that looks totally out of control (via IGN).
The trailer starts out reasonably enough, with Keanu showcasing his shaggy good looks and his friendship with a new puppy (which is just as adorable as he is). But things take a turn when a bunch of bad guys jump him and steal his car (and kill his dog). So it makes his character, the titular John Wick, return to his glory days as one of the more »
- Drew Taylor
To mark the release of Pompeii on 15th September, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on Blu-ray.
Set in 79 A.D, Pompeii tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington – Game of Thrones), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a terrible race against time to save his true love Lady Cassia (Emily Browning – Sucker Punch). As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena as the once magnificent city crumbles around him and becomes engulfed in scorching magma.
Directed and produced by Paul W.S Anderson (Resident Evil, The Three Musketeers), Pompeii also boasts an impressive supporting cast including Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix), Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield), Jared Harris (Mad Men) and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Lost) who plays fellow gladiator Atticus. Keifer Sutherlan (24) also co-stars, playing the violent, chilling and arrogant Roman senator Corvus.
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We caught our first glimpse of Keanu Reeves in the upcoming action thriller John Wick last month [see here], and nowe have have the first poster for the film, which sees The Matrix star as the eponymous Wick, a retired hitman who finds himself pursued by an old friend when a mob boss puts a hit out on him…
John Wick is set for release in the States on October 24th, with David Leitch and Chad Stahelski directing a cast that also includes Bridget Moynahan (Blue Bloods), Michael Nyqvist (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Bridget Regan (Legend of the Seeker), Willem Dafoe (The Fault in Our Stars), Lance Reddick (The Wire), Daniel Bernhardt (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Adrianne Palicki (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) and Dean Winters.
- Gary Collinson
After coordinating stunts for action heavy films like The Thin Red Line, The Matrix Trilogy, I, Robot, Ghost Rider, The International and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, internationally renowned Stunt-Coordinator Glenn Boswell has joined the crew of Ashutosh Gowariker’s Mohenjo Daro.
Having just wrapped his work on Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Trilogy in New Zealand, Glenn has flown into Mumbai to begin his work as the Stunt Coordinator for Mohenjo Daro, which will require a great deal of planning for the type of action sequences the script requires.
Boswell says, “I am really excited to work with Ashutosh. I love his passion for filmmaking, something, which is not very prominent in many filmmakers anymore as it used to be. I loved reading the script of Mohenjo Daro and am looking forward to designing and shooting the stunts, as there is an opportunity for some great action in this film.”
Gowariker says, »
- Stacey Yount
Keanu Reeves has teamed up with director Roland Emmerich to develop and produce a new TV series called New Angeles. They've hired Gregg Hurwitz, a New York Times bestselling author, to write the project. He's also written stories for Marvel and DC.
The show will be set in the future, and the story is "based around a young man who escapes the mundane reality of his life by entering an exciting virtual reality world called New Angeles. Once down the rabbit hole, he adopts a new identity, becoming the man he was always destined to be, and in the process, unlocking the keys to a mystery that has real world consequences for him and his family."
There's definitely similar plot elements in the story that we've seen in other movies, like Reeves' own film The Matrix, but I think it has the potential to be a good series.
Emmerich will »
- Joey Paur
Keanu Reeves has been all over the TV news world recently. As well as the news that his film The Devil’s Advocate is getting a telly remake, we also recently learnt that Reeves will be starring in a TV adaptation of the John Rain novels.
Now, he’s added another TV series to his slate – New Angeles - which he will executive produce alongside Roland Emmerich. The science-fiction-tinged show will be based around concepts of virtual reality, but it's unclear if Reeves will star.
The plot will focus on a bid to escape ‘the mundane reality of his life,’ centred on a young male protagonist who will flee into ‘an exciting virtual reality world’ - the eponymous New Angeles. Destiny, mystery and long-sought answers await down the rabbit hole, we’re told. Despite some clickbait titles going around, »
Keanu Reeves is jumping on to the TV bandwagon with both feet. Last month brought word that’ll he star in and produce a series called Rain and today, the company behind that show, Slingshot Global Media, announced he’s working on New Angeles with Roland Emmerich.From the sounds of it, the pair – alongside Gregg Hurwitz, who will write the first episode and produce with them – are looking to blend The Matrix with something akin to Ernie Cline’s influential book Ready Player One.The story will take place in the future and focus on a young man who finds an escape from his mundane life in the titular virtual reality world. Inside, he crafts a new identity and becomes the person he was always destined to be. But his actions have consequences that extend back into the real world…“Gregg is an incredibly imaginative writer, and I’m »
Roland Emmerich is known for making action-packed popcorn flicks, the bigger the better. But one of his next projects will see him going small. He’s set to direct New Angeles, a sci-fi TV series about a bored guy who escapes into a virtual reality world. If that sounds a bit like The Matrix, this next […]
- Angie Han
Deadline is reporting that Keanu Reeves (The Matrix, 47 Ronin) and director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, White House Down) are teaming up to executive produce a New Angeles, a new sci-fi drama series from Slingshot Global Media set in a virtual reality world. Emmerich will also tackle directing duties on the pilot.
Created by novelist and comic book writer Gregg Hurwitz (who will also write and executive produce), New Angeles is set in the future and centres “on a young man who escapes the mundane reality of his life by entering an exciting virtual reality world called New Angeles. Once down the rabbit hole, he adopts a new identity, becoming the man he was always destined to be, and in the process, unlocking the keys to a mystery that has real-world consequences for him and his family.”
New Angeles is Reeves’ second upcoming TV project with Slingshot, with the star also »
- Gary Collinson
Keanu Reeves and director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, 2012) are teaming up to executive produce a new sci-fi series called New Angeles that Slingshot Global Media will produce and distribute. There's no word yet on whether Reeves will be acting in the series, but Emmerich will direct the pilot himself so we can expect it to look and feel pretty big. Gregg Hurwitz, who worked on the V television series, will write the pilot and executive produce as well. There's no word on when New Angeles will be hitting screens or if there's a full series order waiting after the pilot is shot, but the idea sounds sort intriguing in the sense that it more directly echoes The Matrix than you might expect. Hit the jump for more on New Angeles. Here's the official synopsis for New Angeles: The show will be set in the future, based around a young man »
- Evan Dickson
As Deadline first reported, the show will be distributed and produced by Slingshot Global Media, with Emmerich set to direct the pilot and executive produce the series while Reeves will serve as an executive producer. Emmerich is best known for his action films like The Day After Tomorrow and Independence Day.
New Angeles will tell the story of a man who enters a virtual reality named, unsurprisingly, »
- Jonathon Dornbush
In a development with a distinctly Nineties flavour, The Matrix star Keanu Reeves is to produce a drama alongside Independence Day director Roland Emmerich set in the world of virtual reality. New Angeles is created by comic book writer Gregg Hurwitz and concerns a real world nobody who becomes enmeshed in an electrical mystery set against the alternate setting of the title. Slingshot Media are producing, though following the announcement of another Reeves collaboration Rain it’s unclear at this stage whether he’ll stay behind the scenes in this latest production.
Despite the well-worn subject matter Slingshot’s David Ellender has commented excitedly on the show, whose Emmerich-directed pilot hits the slate soon:
We’re thrilled to have Roland and Keanu on board for a project of this magnitude. Roland’s masterful vision for this is extraordinary and Keanu’s action work behind and in front of the camera speaks for itself. »
- Steve Palace
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