"You have to go back 10 years to find a Keanu Reeves film that worked commercially," says Steve Gaydos, executive editor of industry publication . "Someone finally said let's find the right vehicle to put him front and center to kick some ass again."
John Wick is a movie starring Keanu Reeves. I read a review that said “we’ve missed him on the screen,” except I’m not really sure everybody did, you know?
In high school, Reeves was never into academics but took a keen interest in ice hockey (as team goalie, he earned the nickname "The Wall") and drama. He eventually dropped out of school to pursue an acting career.
Which sounds exactly like the synopsis for , except probably without the awesome ending. (You should go watch this video right now. It’s very funny, and Santa Fe is a very nice song. Yes, even you, Keanu Reeves fans.)
hen Keanu Reeves was filming Speed, in 1993, he spent every spare minute learning lines in his trailer. These lines weren’t from the film he was working on – as Jack Traven, the SWAT officer who takes control of a bomb-laden bus, Reeves didn’t have a great deal to say – but from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, a well-thumbed copy of which he would carry around on set.