Keanu Reeves: "It Sucks" Not Getting More Studio Offers

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Keanu Reeves

His last studio film, Universal's '47 Ronin,' was not exactly a home run

Big film projects aren't quite barreling toward Keanu Reeves like a speeding bus. 

The actor, who was last seen in Universal Pictures' 2013 flop Ronin 47, told Indiewire that he wishes he would receive more offers from Hollywood studios.

"It sucks, but it's just the way it is," Reeves said about the dearth of offers. "The last studio movie I did was 47 Ronin, but before that it had been a long time — probably [2008's] The Day the Earth Stood Still."

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The Matrix star said he has always enjoyed making independent films, but acknowledges that "a lot of good filmmakers work on studio movies," and so he would like to have more of a balance between the two. 

Since The Day the Earth Stood Still, Reeves has appeared in a slew of independently financed projects, including The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Henry's Crime, Generation Um... and Man of Tai Chi

Reeves can be seen Friday as a hitman who cuts his retirement short in John Wick, which was produced independently and then picked up by Lionsgate. 

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