Keanu Reeves Grooves to 'Bebop'

Keanu Reeves is about to cowboy up.

Reeves, who made a name for himself in sci-fi films like "The Matrix" and "The Day the Earth Stood Still," will hunt bad guys in space as part of the "Cowboy Bebop" cast. According to Variety, Reeves will take on the role of lead bounty hunter Spike Spiegel.

"Cowboy Bebop," a Japanese animated series, tells the story of a group of interstellar bounty hunters and their adventures aboard the starship Bebop. Actors haven't yet been named for the other characters, nor has a release date been announced.

Reeves, meanwhile, will keep busy filming another Japanese tale, "47 Ronin."

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