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Keanu Reeves rules out Point Break remake

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Keanu Reeves has dismissed any chance of starring in a Point Break remake.

When asked by BBC Radio 5 Live if he would be involved in a potential update of the 1991 action classic, he said: "Absolutely not. It's not my place."

Keanu Reeves, Man of Tai Chi, photocall, 66th Cannes Film Festival

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Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves in 'Point Break'

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Reeves stated he was unsure about the project's quality, adding: "If they can find a way to do it that works out good, then God bless them."

Point Break starred Reeves as an FBI agent who goes undercover within a group of surfers while seeking a criminal gang.

Patrick Swayze and Gary Busey also starred in the film, which became one of the most popular action movies of the 1990s.

A sequel had been rumoured for many years until Swayze's death in 2009. However, Alcon Entertainment announced remake plans in 2011.

"It's not a literal remake of the original the way Footloose was," producer Andrew Kosove told Indiewire earlier this year.

Keanu Reeves in 'Point Break'

Keanu Reeves in Point Break


Kosove added that the new version would have "elements of the original and it's not just surfing, it's other kinds of extreme sports, but surfing is very, very prominent in the story."

Kurt Wimmer (Salt) has written a script for the film, while Ericson Core (Fast and Furious) will direct.

Reeves added: "[The film] sounds very exciting - but is it a good thing? I don't know."

He also joked that certain films - such as Wizard of Oz or Apocalypse Now - should have a "no remake clause".

Reeves's latest movie 47 Ronin is released at cinemas on December 26.

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