47 Ronin

Here’s a shout out to all Keanu Reeves fans: he is back, with a vengeance!

http://studentview.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/47Ronin_Keanu_Key_Art.jpg Courtesy Universal Pictures (Australia)

Courtesy Universal Pictures (Australia)

Reeves upcoming action-adventure, is sure bound to raise the bar for action movies. And why not, judging by his choice of movies [read Matrix, Speed], 47 Ronin might just spawn a franchise!

Here’s the official story/synopsis by Universal Pictures (Australia):

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.  

47Ronin_Woman_Key_Art Courtesy Universal Pictures (Australia)

Courtesy Universal Pictures (Australia)

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. 

47Ronin_Skull_Key_Art Courtesy Universal Pictures (Australia)

Courtesy Universal Pictures (Australia)

Helmed by director Carl Rinsch (The Gift), 47 Ronin is produced by Pamela Abdy (Identity Thief, upcoming Endless Love) and Eric McLeod (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Austin Powers series).

So, there you go: exciting, ain’t it?!

47 Ronin is scheduled to release in Australian Cinemas on January 16, 2014.

By Joseph R


Pubic Relations Strategist, Movie Critic and Freelance Contributor at local Sydney Media Outlets and Sydney Editor at Student View.

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