Director Rodrigo Garcia (C) poses with cast members Glenn Close ...
Dec 14th, 2011
(Reuters) - Director Rodrigo Garcia (C) poses with cast members Glenn Close (R) and Mia Wasikowska as they arrive for the premiere of the film "Albert Nobbs" in New York December 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) -
By Mike Davidson CANNES (Reuters) - He's played a science-fiction hero, policeman and even Hamlet. But now actor Keanu Reeves is taking on a new role - as director of a contemporary martial arts movie aimed at both Chinese and Western audiences. Reeves has stepped behind the camera to make his directorial debut with "Man of Tai Chi",... [Full Article]
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