Keanu Reeves reveals why he turned down 'Speed 2'

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(CNN)Keanu Reeves has revealed wherefore helium turned down the 1997 movie "Speed 2: Cruise Control."

Reeves starred with Sandra Bullock successful the 1994 movie "Speed," astir a autobus that volition detonate if it drops beneath 50 miles per hour.

The histrion appeared connected "The Graham Norton Show," wherever helium said, "At the clip I didn't respond to the script. I truly wanted to enactment with Sandra Bullock, I loved playing Jack Traven, and I loved 'Speed', but an water liner? I had thing against the artists involved, but astatine that clip I had the feeling it conscionable wasn't right."

    Jack Whitehall, who was besides a impermanent connected the show, had asked Reeves wherefore helium turned it down.

      Reeves, however, volition beryllium successful the "The Matrix Resurrections" movie, reprising his relation arsenic Neo, who is live again aft dying 18 years ago.

      "Hopefully, radical volition bask it -- it's precise exciting, and it was an bonzer acquisition to marque it," helium said of the caller movie.

      About the character, Reeves told Norton, "I had the aforesaid question -- erstwhile the manager asked maine what I thought astir doing different 'Matrix' movie I said 'What? That sounds astonishing but I'm dead.' She was like, 'Are you?' and I said, 'Do tell!' She wrote a beauteous story, and I emotion playing the character. How I americium live volition each beryllium explained."

        "The Matrix Resurrections" volition premiere successful theaters and connected HBO Max connected December 22.

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