Keanu Reeves will indeed by leading the cast of the upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop.
Reeves has been tapped for the role of Spike Spiegel, a bounty hunter who travels through space in the year 2071. Cowboy Bebop, which follows a group of bounty hunters traveling on their spaceship, the Bebop.
The anime’s production team at Sunrise Inc. will be closely involved with the film. Sunrise’s Kenji Uchida and Shinichiro Watanabe and series writer Keiko Nobumoto will be associate producers, while series producer Masahiko Minami will be a production consultant.