Keanu Reeves to Produce and Star in ‘Rain’ TV Show

Series comes from Slingshot Global Media

Whoa: Keanu Reeves is moving into television by starring in and producing the new action-drama “Rain.”

The series, from Slingshot Global Media, is based on the book series by Barry Eisler. It is the first show from Slingshot Global Media, which veteran TV executive David Ellender launched in February though a partnership with financier TPG Growth.

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The company started out with the aim of developing and producing shows for the multi-platform U.S. TV market.

Deadline first reported the series, which was confirmed by TheWrap.