Keanu Reeves’ “47 Ronin” Trailer Has Arrived: Watch Here!

Posted Monday October 28, 2013 1:50 PM GMT

He’s best known as Neo from the “Matrix” movie franchise, and now Keanu Reeves is taking his fighting skills to the next level in “47 Ronin.”

The “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” hunk stars alongside Rinko Kikuchi, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagwa in this high-paced, intense retelling of the classic Japanese story.

According to Reeves, the whole production was filmed first in Japanese to help the supporting cast feel comfortable with the process.

Per the synopsis, “A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.”

"47 Ronin" is slated to hit theaters on Christmas Day.