Keanu Reeves takes rare TV role in historical thriller
Keanu Reeves will star in a TV adaptation of “The Devil in the White City,” the bestselling nonfiction thriller about ambition, a killer and the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Reeves will portray Daniel H. Burnham, an architect “trying to make his mark on history” with his designs for the fair, Hulu said in announcing the limited series Thursday. The other central role, that of convicted murderer Dr. H.H. Holmes, has yet to be cast, the streaming service said.news.yahoo.com
Biden declines comment on reports of Justice Breyer’s retirement from SCOTUS
At an event with private sector CEOs on Wednesday, President Biden declined to comment on reports that Justice Stephen Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court. "There have been no announcements from Justice Breyer,” Biden said, adding that he would “talk about it later.”news.yahoo.com
Sandra Bullock reveals Keanu Reeves once showed up at her house with champagne and truffles after she briefly mentioned she hadn't tried them before
The "Speed" costars had a casual conversation when Bullock told Reeves that she had never had the delicacy, and he fixed that a few days later.news.yahoo.com
Panda! Sandoval helps Braves sweep doubleheader against Nats
Atlanta pinch-hitter Pablo Sandoval drove a two-run homer to the deepest part of the ballpark off a Washington reliever who took over after Stephen Strasburg’s six scoreless innings to lift the Braves to a 2-0 victory over the Nationals and a doubleheader sweep.
Meryl Streep, Mary-Louise Parker to star in spring plays
Mary-Louise Parker attends the Broadway opening of "After Midnight" on Nov. 3, 2013 in New York, left, and Meryl Streep arrives at the premiere of the film 'The Laundromat' at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy, on Sept. 1, 2019. Parker and Streep have signed on to perform in a new virtual play series this spring while Broadway is closed. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – Meryl Streep, Mary-Louise Parker, Audra McDonald, Kevin Klein, Carla Gugino and Keanu Reeves have signed on to perform in a new virtual play series this spring while Broadway is closed. The series kicks off Thursday with “The Thanksgiving Play” by Larissa FastHorse, directed by Leigh Silverman starring Reeves, Bobby Cannavale, Heidi Schreck and Alia Shawkat. The next show — on April 8 — will feature “Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous” by Pearl Cleage directed by Camille A.
With Hollywood on hiatus, studios are bracing for fights with insurers over coronavirus losses
Coronavirus has shut down all Hollywood productions and delayed the release of all films in theaters. Allianz, which is one of the main insurers for entertainment companies, estimates that Hollywood studios paid $400 million in premiums last year to cover "unforeseeable events." Allianz says it is seeing a growing influx in claims recently as studios have been forced to shut down major productions. None of the insurance companies would comment on what percentage of claims they'll be covering. Nonetheless, the coverages incorporated into the film and TV industry's insurance policies can vary greatly.cnbc.com
Keanu Reeves, Alexandra Grant spark relationship rumors
CNN image(CNN) - Keanu Reeves has sparked rumors that he is in a relationship, after walking hand-in-hand down the red carpet with artist and philanthropist Alexandra Grant at an event in Los Angeles. "The Matrix" star, 55, has reportedly been friends with Grant, 46, since they met roughly a decade ago. The pair, who were seen holding hands at the LACMA Art + Film Gala on Saturday, have previously worked as business partners. They collaborated on the books "Ode to Happiness" and "Shadows" in 2011 and 2016 -- with illustrations by Grant and text by Reeves. A tweet showing images of Reeves posing with multiple women went viral earlier this year, with pictures showing his hands hovering either over women's arms or waists.
'The Matrix' reloads with Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss
Kevin Winter/Getty Images(CNN) - Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will again reenter "The Matrix," starring in a third sequel to the 1999 science fiction film that's expected to begin production next year. The stars will be reunited with one of the original writer-directors, Lana Wachowski, who worked on the original movies with her sister, Lilly. "The Matrix" featured Reeves as Neo, a man who discovers that humanity is trapped inside a simulated reality known as the Matrix, and that he is the destined champion who can help liberate them. The film was a major hit, spawning the sequels "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Matrix Revolutions," which were shot in tandem and both released in 2003, completing the original story. The new film will be released by Warner Bros., like CNN, a unit of WarnerMedia.
Keanu Reeves most excellent surprise for one fan is 'breathtaking'
Actor Keanu Reeves speaks about "Cyberpunk 2077" from developer CD Projekt Red during the Xbox E3 2019 Briefing at The Microsoft Theater on June 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. Most excellent, Keanu Reeves fans: the affable actor heard your prayers, and he answered with a "breathtaking" act of kindness. -- a reference to Reeves' appearance at the E3 gaming conference in June, where he told everyone in attendance they, too, were breathtaking. "Bill and Ted" screenwriter Ed Solomon captured the scene: Reeves, crouched in the sweltering Louisiana sun, signed "Stacey, you're breathtaking!" The message for Reeves fans: Be most excellent to each other.
Keanu Reeves on teaming up again with "Matrix" crew for "John Wick"
Keanu Reeves on teaming up again with "Matrix" crew for "John Wick" Keanu Reeves performs almost all of his own stunts in the critically-acclaimed "John Wick," from first-time directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski, who previously worked as stunt coordinators on Reeves' "Matrix" films. Reeves sat down with CBS News' Ken Lombardi to discuss his new revenge flick.cbsnews.com