Keanu Reeves, who is most often recognized as Neo from The Matrix Franchise (1999-2003), began his acting career in 1991. Now 22 years later, Reeves has decided to step behind the camera for his directional debut film Man of Tai Chi. The martial arts movie was filmed in China, has Chinese dialogue, and also stars stuntman Tiger Chen (Reeves’ martial arts trainer) as the protagonist while Reeves will play the antagonist.
Reeves has received help from legendary fight choreographer Yuen Woo-Ping who choreographed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Much excitement has been surrounding the film and we wish the best to Reeves as he begins his career in directing.
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Actor Keanu Reeves (The Matrix, Speed) is negotiating with China Film Group and Village Roadshow Pictures for his directorial debut of Man of Tai Chi. The Mandarin-English-language movie will not only feature Reeves himself as a villain but also Tiger Chen, a kung fu member in The Matrix.
How do you think Keanu will fare behind the cameras?