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Matthew Perry Will Yank Unpopular Keanu Reeves Jokes

In memoir, Perry seems to lament that Reeves is still alive while other stars have died

(Newser) - Speaking before a packed audience at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Saturday, Matthew Perry said he would remove unpopular jokes made at the expense of Keanu Reeves from future editions of his memoir. "I said a stupid thing. It was a mean thing to do,"...

John Wick 'Goes Out on Top'
New John Wick
Is 'Actually Perfect'

New John Wick Is 'Actually Perfect'

Critics and fans alike love Keanu Reeves in what may be the series finale

(Newser) - Many more bodies fall in John Wick: Chapter 4 , but is Wick's one of them? That's the question fans need answered as they flock to theaters to see Keanu Reeves' assassin punch, kick, and shoot his way past hoards of pursuers after the multimillion-dollar bounty on his head....

Keanu Reeves, Fungus-Fighting Machine?

Scientists name chemical compounds that fight fungal infections after the butt-kicking actor

(Newser) - The cordyceps fighters in The Last of Us could definitely use some Keanu Reeves—not the tough heroes he plays in The Matrix, Speed, or John Wick, but a trio of fungus-killing chemical compounds that have now been named after the actor. Per CNN , a study was published earlier this...

China Scrubs Keanu's Flicks From Streaming Platforms
China Isn't
Happy With
Keanu Reeves
in case you missed it

China Isn't Happy With Keanu Reeves

Nation yanks bulk of actor's movies from streaming platforms after he did benefit concert for Tibet House

(Newser) - Earlier this month, Keanu Reeves participated in an online benefit concert held by Tibet House, a nonprofit based in New York that's tied to the Dalai Lama. Now, the 57-year-old Canadian actor is seeing the repercussions, with the Los Angeles Times reporting that China's major streaming platforms yanked...

It's Hard Not to Like Bill & Ted
It's Hard Not to Like Bill & Ted

It's Hard Not to Like Bill & Ted

There's a 'sneaky amiability' to this silly sequel, says one critic

(Newser) - Bill & Ted Face the Music might not be an excellent adventure, but it's up there. Critics give the reunion of stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter (and original writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon) an 81% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . In this sequel from director Dean Parisot, middle-aged...

Keanu Has a New Excellent Adventure on the Horizon

55-year-old pens 'hyperviolent' 12-issue comic book series, with doppelganger main character

(Newser) - As Ted Logan from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure would say about the latest Keanu Reeves news: Whoa. USA Today reports the 55-year-old actor is penning an "action-packed and hyperviolent" 12-issue comic book series, with a doppelganger main character who "has walked a blood-soaked path across the...

Keanu Reeves to Return for Matrix 4
Studio Confirms Matrix 4

Studio Confirms Matrix 4

Keanu Reeves will return as Neo

(Newser) - If you have déjà vu after hearing about another sequel to The Matrix, it's not a glitch—Warner Bros. has confirmed that a fourth installment is being produced, 20 years after the original sci-fi hit and 16 years after the first and second sequels. Lana Wachowski, who wrote,...

Keanu Reeves Gives Fan 'Breathtaking' Surprise

He stopped at her yard to sign her sign

(Newser) - Keanu Reeves is filming long-awaited sequel Bill and Ted Face the Music in Louisiana—and he gave a fan in Slidell what Ted "Theodore" Logan would probably call a most excellent surprise. When Stacey Hunt discovered filming was taking place nearby, she put up a "You're Breathtaking"...

Internet's Love for Keanu Reeves Hits New Peak

Petition seeks 'Time' honor, 6 months ahead of announcement

(Newser) - A subreddit dedicated to his awesomeness is not enough for fans of Keanu Reeves, who've launched a petition demanding the actor be named Time's Person of the Year. Time is at least listening. "There's no doubt that Reeves is the Internet's man of the moment,...

Keanu Kills It in John Wick 3
Who Knew a
'Festival of Death'
Could Be So Beautiful?

Who Knew a 'Festival of Death' Could Be So Beautiful?

John Wick 3 'elevates violent action to an art form'

(Newser) - At one point, John Wick uses both a gun and a massive sword to fend off a gang of attackers while on a speeding motorcycle—a slight upgrade from the horse he was previously riding. You should expect nothing less from Chad Stahelski's John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum...

Winona to Keanu: Hey, I Think We Got Married

Francis Ford Coppola kind of agrees, thanks to authentic scene in 1992 movie

(Newser) - Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves are doing publicity for their fourth movie together, Destination Wedding, and Ryder suggests they might accidentally be more than co-actors. “We actually got married in Dracula," she tells Entertainment Weekly , referring to the 1992 movie. "No, I swear to god I think...

27 Years Later, the World Is Getting More Bill and Ted

'Bill and Ted Face the Music' is official

(Newser) - It's official: Bill and Ted are getting a third movie. The sequel to 1989's Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure and 1991's Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, which has long been in the works , was announced Tuesday at the Cannes Film Festival, the AP reports. The...

John Wick Will Now Kill Everything on Television

Bloody franchise will become a series on Starz

(Newser) - The wildly gory and popular John Wick franchise will become a Starz series under the name of The Continental, reports Gizmodo , after the hotel in the movies where assassins like to pal around. For those worried that the small screen might dilute any of the dripping violence on display in...

Lego Batman Spanks Fifty Shades Darker
Lego Batman Throws
Fifty Shades Some Shade

Lego Batman Throws Fifty Shades Some Shade

Audiences decidedly less passionate about Jamie Dornan sequel

(Newser) - In the Department of Puns That Write Themselves, Fifty Shades Darker found itself getting dominated this pre-Valentine's Day weekend, reports the AP —by no less than the decidedly more kid-friendly Lego Batman Movie. Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and their much maligned S&M franchise pulled in $46.8...

John Wick's Return Is a 'Wicked Blast'
John Wick's
Return Is a
'Wicked Blast'

John Wick's Return Is a 'Wicked Blast'

'Chapter 2' is bloody yet beautiful, say critics

(Newser) - In his first hurrah , John Wick managed to kill an incredible 84 people . You can expect the count to rise in John Wick: Chapter 2 , hailed as beautiful despite all the blood. Wick, an assassin played by Keanu Reeves, embarks on a final mission but ends up with a $7...

Keanu Reeves Back on Top in John Wick
 Keanu Reeves 
 Back on Top 
 in John Wick 


Keanu Reeves Back on Top in John Wick

It's your typical action movie but it's awesome anyway: critics

(Newser) - An ex-hitman gets back to business after losing his wife and his dog in John Wick. The flick starring Keanu Reeves, Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, and Game of Thrones' Alfie Allen is much like your typical action movie, but with a few surprises. (And a neat side note: First-time director...

11 Surprising Celebrity Couples
 11 Surprising Celebrity Couples 

11 Surprising Celebrity Couples

Yep, they really dated

(Newser) - "Wait... they were together?" That's the reaction you'll probably have to the long list of surprising celebrity couples rounded up by ETOnline , including:
  • Sofia Coppola and Keanu Reeves: Dated in 1992 after Coppola's famous director father worked with Reeves on Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Kathy Griffin

9 Actors Who Turned Down Huge Roles

Carrie Bradshaw could have been played by ... Dana Delany?

(Newser) - Can you picture anyone other than Sarah Jessica Parker playing Carrie Bradshaw? How about someone other than Julia Roberts playing Vivian in Pretty Woman? Probably not, but both of those roles, and 17 others rounded up by Wetpaint , almost went to other actors. Click through the gallery for a sampling....

Keanu Talks Bill & Ted Sequel
 Keanu Talks 
 Bill & Ted Sequel 

Keanu Talks Bill & Ted Sequel

Characters have 'lost their rock,' Reeves says

(Newser) - The third Bill & Ted movie may actually happen: "We have a nice story. We'll see if anyone else wants to make it," Keanu Reeves tells GQ . The story involves middle-aged Bill and Ted "crushed by the responsibility of having to write the greatest song ever...

Lisa Kudrow and Conan O'Brien and 11 More Bizarre Celebrity Odd Couples
 12 Bizarre Celeb Odd Couples 

12 Bizarre Celeb Odd Couples

Tila Tequila? Really, Billy Corgan?

(Newser) - Sometimes opposites attract ... and when that happens in Tinseltown, it's sure to make headlines. The Frisky rounds up a dozen celebrity odd couples:
  • Lisa Kudrow and Conan O'Brien: The Friends actress recently revealed that she dated the late night host before she hit the big time, but they

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