Keanu Reeves’ bad film bombs Netflix and becomes a sequel

Observatório do Cinema

Criticism of the 47 Ronins, starring Keanu Reeves, has been a hit on Netflix in Brazil. Currently, the martial arts film is in the top 10 of the streaming service’s most watched productions.

Detected by critics at the time of its launch in 2014, 47 Ronin has a low score on the review’s famed aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, with only 16% approval.

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In addition, the film with Keanu Reeves caused huge financial losses for Universal: the studio produced $ 100 million in which it invested $ 225 million.

As unbelievable as it may seem, 47Reins was the sequel announced by Netflix last year.

Universal will also produce the second film in the action-fantasy franchise, which will have Netflix for distribution. Mulan actor Ron Yuan will be the director of the 47 Ronin sequel.

According to Deadline, filming will begin by the end of the first quarter of 2021.

The film’s sequel with Keanu Reeves will be 300 years old in a cyber cyber world in the future. The film will be a new and innovative approach to the original feature and will also include terror with modern elements of Samurai and Ninja.

The original film was directed by Carl Wrench and written by Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini from a story designed by Morgan and Walter Hamada. Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, Rinko Kikuchi and Ko Shibasaki starring 47 Ronins, based on the Chशिंगsuशिंगura drama.

The film tells a fictionalized account of 47 queens in the 18th century, a group of real-life samurai who started to avenge the death of their master, who was killed by a ruthless shogun. 47 Ronins raised more than $ 38 million at the box office in the United States and $ 151 million worldwide.

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Given the basis of the 47 Ronin sequence, Keanu Reeves should not return to the team.

The sequel to 47 Ronins, as yet untitled, has no date to debut on Netflix.

About the author: Will Smith

Will covers public and private tech markets from New York. He was previously a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University, and prior to that was a reporter at the Los Angeles Business Journal. He has received a Journalist of the Year award from the L.A. Press Club and an investigative reporting award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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