Keanu Reeves to attend TIFF's Asian Film Summit
Director-actor Keanu Reeves attends a publicity event for his latest movie 'Man of Tai Chi'at a cinema in Beijing Thursday, July 4, 2013. (AP / Ng Han Guan)
Published Thursday, August 1, 2013 1:58PM EDT
TORONTO -- Actor Keanu Reeves will be among the guests at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
Organizers say the Toronto-raised star will appear at the festival's Asian Film Summit on Sept. 10 to discuss his latest project, "Man of Tai Chi."
Reeves directed and stars in the Chinese-American martial arts drama, which will have its North American premiere at the festival.
Hong Kong director Johnnie To will also appear at the second-annual summit, which aims to build bridges between Asia and the West.
The summit features programming that explores the East-West relationship, and includes panel discussions, workshops and a gala banquet.
Other guests lined up for the summit include industry veteran Tatsumi (Tom) Yoda and Canadian producer Niv Fichman.