Keanu Reeves' sci-fi thriller Replicas to release in Indian cinemas on 18 January, 2019

FP Staff

December 19, 2018 13:37:30 IST

Keanu Reeves' forthcoming sci-fi film Replicas, about the dangers and ethics of human cloning, will release in India on 18 January, 2019.

Keanu Reeves in Replicas. Image from Twitter @Movie_Geek_Feed

Keanu Reeves in Replicas. Image from Twitter @Movie_Geek_Feed

The film will follow Reeves, a synthethic biologist named William 'Will Foster', who tries to resurrect his family after a car crash tragically kills them all. Foster recruits fellow scientist Ed Whittle to clone their bodies and create replicas. He will stop at nothing, even if it means pitting himself against a government-controlled laboratory, a police task force and defying the laws of nature and science.

Replicas stars Alice Eve (of Iron Fist) as his wife Mona, Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley, Godzilla: King of the Monsters) and John Ortiz (Fast and FuriousPeppermint), It has been directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff from a screenplay by Chad St. John and produced by Reeves and Stephen Hamel's production banner Company Films.

According to ScreenRantReplicas was slated for release in 2016, but did not get a buyer until 2017, when Entertainment Studios bought it for $4 million. The film premiered on September 2017 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Reeves will also be seen in John Wick 3: Parabellum in 2019. He is going to be playing an "edgy" mystery role in upcoming Toy Story 4 as well as Bill & Ted Face the Musicwhich does not have a release date yet.

Watch the trailer here.

Updated Date: Dec 19, 2018 13:37 PM