Pioneer Films: KEANU REEVES BEYOND CAR-FU AND GUN-FU BOUNDARIES IN “JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2”

                A surprise hit in 2014, John Wick struck a chord with audiences who yearned to see Keanu Reeves return to full-blown action mode. Earning cult status for its hyper-kinetic take on classic martial arts and gunplay, the film’s global success presented the producers with an inevitable question: What to do for an encore? For Reeves, the answer was clear: more action, a bigger scope and a deeper dive into the title character’s internal struggle.   The story of “John Wick: Chapter 2” is the journey of a complicated hit…

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Pioneer Films: KEANU REEVES RELOADS GUNS AND AMMO IN “JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2”

Keanu Reeves suits up and reloads as the legendary and untouchable assassin in “John Wick: Chapter 2” following the 2014 hit of the same title.   Guns and ammos are relit in the high-octane action “John Wick: Chapter 2” where John Wick is brought back from retirement the second time.  After unleashing mayhem on the criminals who killed his dog, retired super assassin John Wick retrieves his beloved 1969 Mustang from the Russian mobsters who stole it, only to be pursued in a spectacular high-speed car chase through crowded New…

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From Pioneer Films: KEANU REEVES IS BACK IN ACTION IN “JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2”

From the highly successful R-rated film “John Wick,” Keanu Reeves steps out of retirement from the underworld once again in “John Wick: Chapter 2” where he reprises his role as the legendary hitman in the shadowy world of assassins.   Directed by Chad Stahelski, “John Wick: Chapter 2” heads to Rome where the world’s deadliest assassins set their killer contracts.  Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers. Reeves, in recent interviews revealed that that…

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Keanu Reeves battles dragon, samurai warriors and demons in 47 Ronin – Solar Entertainment

Keanu Reeves makes an explosive return to action-adventure in 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people. Driven from their homes and dispersed across the land, this band of Ronin must seek the help of Kai (Reeves)—a half-breed they once rejected—as they fight their way across a savage world of mythic beasts, shape-shifting witchcraft and wondrous terrors. As this exiled, enslaved outcast becomes their most deadly weapon, he will transform into the…

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Keanu Reeves in Tokyo to promote film ’47 Ronin,’ based on true Japanese story By Yuriko Nagano.

[Press Released] TOKYO (AP) — The director of the Keanu Reeves 3-D film “47 Ronin” says he hopes his adaptation of a true Japanese story becomes a Hollywood blockbuster. Film director Carl Rinsch, Reeves and co-stars appeared together in front of a Tokyo audience on Monday. The film is based on an actual historical event during the Edo Period known as “Chushingura.” It involved a lord who was wrongfully put to death and his followers — ronin — who sought revenge. Rinsch said he took on the film subject and…

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Keanu Reeves in 47 Ronin – Solar Entertainment

“47 Ronin“ is helmed by visionary director Carl Erik Rinsch (“The Gift”). Inspired by styles as diverse as Miyazaki and Hokusai, Rinsch will bring to life the stunning landscapes and enormous battles that will display the timeless Ronin story to global audiences in a way that’s never been seen before. From ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure “47 Ronin” is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 Ronin. Together they seek vengeance upon the…

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