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Keanu Reeves To Star In Rain TV series

August 19th, 2014 by Todd Black Comments

Whether you know him from “The Matrix”, “Devil’s Advocate”, “Point Break”, “Constantine” or “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”, Keanu Reeves is back, and this time, to television.

The star is set to executive produce and start in the TV show Rain, which is based off of a best-selling book series by Barry Eisler.

Rain is about (according to Coming Soon)…”The show is said to be a globe-trotting action drama featuring the lead  character, John Rain, a half-Japanese, half-American contract assassin who  specializes in taking out his targets by making it look like death by natural  causes. An outsider in whatever world he’s in, Rain ironically finds that the  one identity he knows that of being a hitman  is the very thing that prevents  him from bringing others closer into his life.”

“As a huge fan of Barry’s work, I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to bring  his iconic character and incredible world to life,” said Reeves. “I’m looking  forward to partnering with Slingshot on my first series, and reteaming with Chad  and David.”

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Todd Black is reader of comics, a watch of TV (a LOT of TV), and a writer of many different mediums. He's written teleplays, fan-fictions, and currently writes a comic book called Guardians ( He dreams of working at Nintendo, writing a SHAZAM! TV series, and working on Guardians for a very long time!