The first poster and stills for Man of Tai Chi, Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut, have been released. The pictures show Tiger Hu Chen (who was a key member of the Matrix stunt team) as the film’s main character, and Reeves himself as the villain. Also in the cast are Karen Mok (So Close), Simon Yam (Ip Man 1 & 2) and Iko Uwais (Merantau, The Raid).
Tiger Chen, who was a member of the stunt team for The Matrix, plays the film’s young protagonist, while Reeves plays the villain. The film will also include cast members Karen Mok (So Close), Simon Yam (Ip Man 1 and 2) and Iko Uwais (The Raid). Moreover, the venerated choreographer Yuen Woo Ping, known for his work in The Matrix and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, is onboard as the film’s action director. Reeves previously stated that Man of Tai Chi will have 18 fights and roughly 40 minutes of fighting time.