47 Ronin … with a caucasian "gaijin" in the mix … this be the "new" poster image for Keanu Reeves' "47 Ronin" movie. Well 40 more samurai than 7, and we have a massive amount of action to be had, don't we? And who doesn't like to see katana-welding Samurai seeking "revenge"? And yes, even a "Ronin" that be Keanu :)
And while there might be an official English movie website yet, check out their Japanese www @ 47ronin.jp. And as well here's a video for their 2012 Press Con in London, to get slightly better acquainted (if you do not have already):
WHAT: '47 Ronin is an upcoming 2013 fantasy-adventure-action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of samurai in 18th-century Japan who avenge the murder of their master. The American studio Universal Pictures is producing the adaptation. The film is directed by Carl Erik Rinsch and stars Keanu Reeves and an ensemble of Japanese actors…' (Wiki)
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SYNOPSIS: 'The outcast Kai (Reeves) joins a group of Samurai, led by Kuranosuke Oishi (Sanada), who seek vengeance on Lord Kira (Asano), who killed their master and banished the group. The Samurai embark on a journey whose challenges would defeat most warriors.'