Keanu Reeves Shares His Thoughts On Key & Peele’s ‘Keanu’

A couple months ago, the creative forces behind Key & Peele, comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele released a trailer for their new comedy film Keanu.

Playing as a comedy mixed with an action spoof, the film tells the story of a man who adopts a cat after a particularly bad break up only to have him kidnapped by a gangster. Pulling from the action movie John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves, the only question we had after watching the trailer (on repeat) was “what does Keanu think of Keanu?”;

Well Matte Babel got the answer for us when he caught up with the actor before he took home the Vanguard Award at CinemaCon.

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“I was like “Fellas, don’t you want to change the name?'”; Reeves shares.

“I have friends showing me pictures and they’re like “look at the cat, that’s you…'”; he continues, adding that his initial reaction to the project was “pretty wacky.”;

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Despite having reservations as to whether Key & Peele named the cat appropriately, Reeves shares he is (just like the rest of us) excited to see the film: “I love those guys, I love their humour, they’ve got great heart and spirit and their teaching, so hopefully it’s good.”; Watch below.

No pressure guys!
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Now Keanu isn’t the only film Reeves jacked about, the sequel to the film that spawned the comedic spoof, John Wick: Chapter Two, has kept him very busy.

“We’ve been filming,”; the actor tells Matte. “We just finished about a couple of months ago, we have a little left to do,”; he adds.

“I think where the story goes is amazing,”; Reeves dishes. “The action is on another level, I think there’s a really cool story, “John Wick’ suffers, which I always love because he keeps fighting and you know it opens up the underworld a lot so it’s fun too.”;

Keanu hits theatres April 29 with John Wick: Chapter Two slated for early 2017.

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