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)

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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)

47Ronin_Woman_Key_Art
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)

47Ronin_Skull_Key_Art
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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