Trailer Released for Keanu Reeves Indie Flick ‘generation Um’ [VIDEO]
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Keanu Reeves was last spotted on the Lower East Side munching cupcakes outside Sugar Sweet Sunshine for indie flick generation Um. For a while there in 2010, the indie flick had a grip on the neighborhood, filming scenes regulary. Then, an extended silence.
Now, after two and a half years in production purgatory, a film trailer emerges. Release date for generation Um is set for May 3 in New York and Los Angeles.
Here’s a synopsis from a recent press release:
The world is downtown New York City, present day – from the point of view of a driver for an escort service. John (Keanu Reeves), a quietly sexy withdrawn guy, is finally ageing out of his young, trendy neighborhood, dealing with the beginnings of the next chapter of his life.
John’s friends are the party girls he works for – Violet (Bojana Novakovic), an unstoppable entertainer whose weathered beauty and self-proclaimed wisdom are matched only by her lack of audience; and Mia (Adelaide Clemens), the new girl with the dark past, whose traffic-stopping sensuality has brought her nothing but victimization. Both survive on their ability to manipulate men, and don’t know how to live any other way. But John, they trust. And through their relationship, all three find a comforting and humorous refuge from the downward spiral of their self-destructive but entertaining lifestyles.