Keanu Reeves tapped for Dr Jekyll

Keanu Reeves to take on classic Dr Jekyll

Keanu Reeves is set to star in a re-telling fo the classic novella The Stange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

The Hollywood Reporter says Reeves is attached to star in a modern re-telling of the book as the lead character.

The project is titled Jekyl and is being sripted by Justin Haythe, who wrote the highly acclaimed kate Winslet and Leonard DiCaprio film Revolutionary Road.

The Stange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde has seen the big screen and the small screen a number of times over the years. Details of the latest incarnation are being kept closely guarded for now.