Keanu Reeves talks Cowboy Bebop

MTV Movies Blog reports that Keanu Reeves is eager to bring the classic anime series Cowboy Bebop, to the big screen as a live-action movie. Reeves hopes to play Spike Spiegel, 27-year-old bounty hunter, who leaves Red Dragons, the Chinese Mafia group, and teams up with Jet Black to roam the solar system in search of bounty and adventure. The article suggests that the flick is currently being put together by the producer Erwin Stoff, who also set the film up at 20th Century Fox recently. Reeves adds, “We’ve got the rights, we’ve got a writer. He’s putting together a scene outline.”