It has develop into the Bay Area’s newest spectator sport.
You have read of “Where’s Waldo?” Now, let us enjoy “Where’s Keanu?”
Keanu Reeves, that is. In latest weeks, the film star — alongside with Carrie-Anne Moss — has been in San Francisco (and vicinity) capturing scenes for the fourth installment in the wildly common “Matrix” franchise. And enthusiasts and curious observers have taken to submitting proof of their shut encounters with Keanu and/or the film crew on social media.
Even regional Television journalists this sort of as NBC11’s Jessica Aguirre and Raj Mathai seem to be caught up in the pleasure, hinting that they may well be readily available for a minor digital camera time with Keanu.
The very first indication that Keanu was gracing us with his existence arrived in early January when Hollywood’s coolest A-lister was noticed in Alameda making the most of some Baskin-Robbins ice product.
More just lately, he has been witnessed at San Francisco’s Residence of Nanking and on Columbus Avenue by Content Donuts, just down from Mr. Bing’s, in accordance to SF Gate.
Nearby people who were lucky enough to be employed as extras for the film are without doubt obtaining some confront time with Keanu and his fellow stars. The media? Not so a lot. We have been told that the “Matrix 4” established is off boundaries and that “no one is obtaining access.”
Nevertheless, when shoots are performed in community — as they have been just lately in San Francisco’s Fiscal District — there is no law against snapping some mobile-cellular phone footage. And which is precisely what a lot of individuals have been undertaking.
Keanu is recognised as one of Hollywood’s most approachable stars. So it isn’t a shock to see that some enthusiasts have gotten their individual photos with him when he’s not capturing scenes.
The Bay Location isn’t precisely foreign territory for Keanu. He just lately did voice do the job for a character in “Toy Story four,” the Oscar-winning animated element from Pixar Studios in Emeryville. He also created a hilarious cameo visual appearance in the Netflix intimate comedy “Always Be My Perhaps,” which was shot in San Francisco.
The fourth film in the “Matrix” series — and the very first because 2003 — is remaining directed by Lana Wachowski. Shooting in the Bay Location is predicted to run by means of early march, before heading to other areas.