Keanu Reeves has been approached to star in Antti J. Jokinen's $16 million thriller "The Criminal" for Solar Films Inc. and Subotica Films.
Producer Markus Selin and director Jokinen revealed over the weekend that they are speaking to Reeves about headlining the crime saga which will film next year.
The story is based on interviews conducted with Russian and Finnish felons over the past four years. The Organised Crime Unit of the Finnish Police will serve as advisors on the script.
Filming is set to take place in Helsinki, Dublin and St Petersburg. The film will be shot in Russian and Finnish, with English actors speaking in Russian.
Source: Screen Daily