China.org.cn (Ch), December 14, 2010
Keanu Reeves invests in Chinese action film
"The Matrix" actor Keanu Reeves signed with China Film Group Corporation on December 10 to invest in Chinese action film "Taiji Hu" or "Tai-Chi Tiger", the Chinese Businessmen Newspaper reports.
Chen Hu, a kung-fu master from China's Sichuan Province, will be the film's lead actor. Chen was a student of Yuen Woo-Ping, a famous action choreographer who has worked in numerous popular action movies such as "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" (Wo Hu Cang Long) and the Matrix trilogy. Chen Hu himself also worked in Hollywood for many years.
Filming is due to start in April, 2011.