Keanu Reeves is back with an explosive action-adventure in “47 Ronin”. Expect it all as the teasers present geek heaven with a giant fire-breathing dragon, ghosts, deadly samurais, weird looking snake people, monsters and Keanu! After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people.
The film was shot over two years ago and went through several edits and delays. We have been waiting for this film for a long time and the trailers thus far have been quite spectacular. 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. Keanu becomes their most deadly weapon and inspiration to take on the craziness.
First time helmer Carl Rinsch has taken a full swing at “47 Ronin” that should appeal to all fans of the 18th century tale, that has been described as the most famous example of the samurai code of honor. Reeves is supported by Rinko Kikuchi, Tadanobu Asano and Hiroyuki Sanada. Be sure not to miss this fantastical take on one of Japans most epic true stories of the forty-seven Ronin.
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