Samurai Keanu Reeves is the One (again!) in 1st 47 Ronin trailer

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Jul 25, 2013

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Keanu Reeves just proved again that he can still kick some ass in this first awesome trailer for 47 Ronin.

Written by Fast & Furious 6’s Chris Morgan and Drive’s Hossein Amini (which probably accounts for the amazing action sequences we’ve seen in this trailer), 47 Ronin is the first English-language version of a film that has already seen (*gasp*) 80 adaptations in Japan!

Our boy Keanu (who is 48, by the way, and looks at least 10 years younger, not that we're jealous or anything) plays a warrior who is recruited by 47 samurai to get revenge "upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind."

The movie has lots of stunning fantastical elements, ranging from ghosts, magic, Voldemort-like men and dragons. Plus, Reeves looks totally badass rocking that beard and that samurai sword.

Alongside Reeves, the flick will also star Hiroyuki Sanada (The Wolverine), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Tekken) and Rinko Kikuchi (Pacific Rim).

47 Ronin will hit theatres on Christmas Day—Dec. 25, 2013. Will you be watching?

(via Digital Spy)