Keanu Reeves is set to star in futuristic sci-fi thriller “Replicas,” Lotus Entertainment and di Bonaventura Pictures announced on Tuesday.
Tanya Wexler will direct the film, with production slated to begin spring 2015.
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After a car accident kills his loving family, a daring neuroscientist (Reeves) will stop at nothing to bring them back, even if it means pitting himself against a government-controlled laboratory, a police task force, and the physical laws of science themselves.
“From my experience working with Keanu on ‘The Matrix’ franchise through our collaboration on ‘Constantine,’ I have always been impressed by Keanu’s ability to bring a genuine level of humanity to the sci-fi genre through his performance,” said di Bonaventura in a statement.
“I am looking forward to collaborating with Keanu once again on this unique take on what lengths a person will go to alter the past, and the implications of those actions.”
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Reeves, best known for his role as Neo in “The Matrix” trilogy, is currently on screen in revenge thriller “John Wick.” He is represented by CAA.