This Christmas Keanu Reeves returns to the silver screen in Universal Pictures epic samurai fantasy flick, “47 Ronin“. (This next line should be more than enough to have you hyped for the movie.) Reeves plays Kai, a half-breed slave who joins a band of 47 masterless samurai in a quest for vengeance.
Here is the official synopsis: 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 treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.
The movie is directed by Carl Rinsch and stars Pacific Rim’s Rinko Kikuchi as well as Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano and of course, everyone’s favorite dude, Keanu Reeves. The trailer is absolutely fantastic and You can expect MORE coverage about this one from BLURPPY so stay tuned.