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Keanu Reeves Hears 'The Whole Truth' as Daniel Craig Leaves Film

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June 13, 2014
Source: Deadline

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In case you didn't hear, Daniel Craig was previously slated to lead a courtroom drama called The Whole Truth from Frozen River director Courtney Hunt. However, back in April, just days before shooting was to begin, Craig pulled out of the project, leaving them without a leading man. Now Deadline reports Keanu Reeves has stepped up to take the lead role as defense attorney who fights to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father. Production is expected to begin in New Orleans next month, but Richard Suckle and Charles Roven of Atlas Entertainment are only executive producing now. More below!

Meanwhile, Anthony Bergman from Likely Story and Kevin Frakes from PalmStar Entertainment are now the sole producers, having previously worked with Reeves on the indie Thumbsucker. As for the rest of the cast, Renee Zellweger is still in place along with Belle star Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Super 8 and Kings of Summer teen actor Gabriel Basso. Hopefully Craig's exit hasn't rattled the film too much, and Hunt can still turn in a quality drama. Of course, replacing someone like Craig with an actor like Reeves certainly seems like an odd swap, The Matrix star does have his moments. Thoughts?

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Quanah on Jun 13, 2014

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Interesting. Will be good to see Keanu in a non-superhero-like role. Been a while I believe. Challenging direction though I imagine.

avconsumer2 on Jun 16, 2014

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