10:48 AM EDT 07/10/2016
Originally posted 06/04/2004 06:00AM
While making the Richard Linklater film A Scanner Darkly, a bearded Keanu Reeves has been busily taking in Austin's nightlife. One favorite haunt has proved to be local eatery La Traviata, where he dined Tuesday night on a spicy shrimp and pasta dish and champagne before sharing a lemon tart with his female companion. (After dinner he laid out a platinum American Express card, though they split the tab.) The Matrix star, 39, apparently loves this pasta dish – he's ordered it several times at the cozy bistro, we're told. Recently, a group of teenage girls celebrating a friend's birthday there tried not to stare at Reeves – but the soft-spoken star stopped by their table anyway on his way out and congratulated the guest of honor. Unfortunately, the locals weren't so hospitable on a different night at the popular Dog & Duck Pub – Reeves got up and left when an inebriated patron began heckling him.
Originally posted 05/17/2004 08:55AM
Since there hasn't been another awards show in Hollywood for a good five minutes, Sunday brought the fourth annual World Stunt Awards – where, not surprisingly, such stars as Brendan Fraser and Michelle Rodriguez crashed into each other.
Originally posted 07/10/2003 01:00PM
Keanu Reeves and Jack Nicholson are temporarily out of work -- and Nicholson is in favor of it.
Originally posted 05/27/2003 12:00PM
Although the box-office figures for "The Matrix Reloaded" dropped significantly in its second weekend, the sci-fi thriller's star, Keanu Reeves, said not even the SARS scare would stop him from promoting his movie in Asia.
Originally posted 05/19/2003 01:00PM
This weekend belonged to "The Matrix Reloaded," which swept the box office with an estimate $93.3 million and became the highest-grossing R-rated flick ever, bettering the $58 million opening of 2001's "Hannibal."
Originally posted 05/16/2003 01:00AM
"The Matrix Reloaded," which opened Thursday in America, also bowed that same day at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was enthusiastically received, reports France's AFP news service.
Originally posted 04/24/2003 11:00AM
Whoa. Keanu Reeves is about to become bigger than ever.
Originally posted 03/08/2002 12:00PM
KEANU KICKS: Currently completing two sequels to his 1999 hit "The Matrix," Keanu Reeves, 37, is looking to bring back the '70s counterculture hero of the "Billy Jack" movies, Variety reported. In the original, actor Tom Laughlin starred as Billy, a half-Native American ex-Green Beret karate expert who saved wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and runaway teens from troubled pasts. Reeves is said to be discussing the resurrection of Billy Jack with Danny DeVito's production company, Jersey Films, with an eye toward shopping the project at various studios. Laughlin, still kicking at age 70, is expected to play a crucial role in the production, says Variety.
Originally posted 03/05/2002 01:00AM
Remember Billy Jack, the counterculture screen icon of the '70s? "The Matrix" star does, and reportedly wants to bring him back to life.
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