Keanu Reeves' Q&A On Reddit Was SO Sweet

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I'm going to say this only once, "Keanu Reeves is the nicest, most underrated actor in Hollywood." Don't just take my word for it. On Sunday, the actor took the time on his day off to answer questions from fans on Reddit. Not only was Reeves remarkably candid in his responses, he was more than happy to answer any and every question thrown at him. From favorite breakfasts to life philosophy and future film plans, behold the 10 things we learned (and loved) about Keanu Reeves. Sigh. We just love him. (Reddit)
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He's a stargazer!
"I believe the other night we had an eclipse of the moon! Which was cool. In the cities, I wish you could see more of the stars, but I always love when I'm in places where you can see that blanket, that twirling, twinkling. That is one of my favorite things."
He is not bothered by the Sad Keanu meme.
"I think that a picture can tell a thousand words, and none of them can be right. Or true. I'm absolutely a very happy person."
His musical taste is eclectic, to say the least.
"The music I'm listening to right now? Let's see, I just got the new Nine Inch Nails recording. I really like this other band Metz, just got their first album which was great. And I've been listening to a song that I really like from LCD soundsystem, and the song is "Someone Great.""
The Matrix has shaped his life philosophy.
"I really loved the moment when the character that I played when he comes up to the moment where he asks the head of the Machines, the Deus Ex Machina, asks him (Neo) what does he want and my character says, "Peace" and I thought that was wonderful and really something that I agree with, that for all sentient beings this idea of peace."
He has a very sound appreciation of breakfast foods.
"You know, let's see, you can't go wrong with some oatmeal and honey. Growing up, when I was a kid, it was like frosted flakes, but the milk has to be cold, the milk with cereal has to be cold. And you can't have too much milk, because you don't want the frosted flakes to get too soggy. You have to eat them before they get too mushy. Also a pain chocolate with a cappucinno. And then you can just go with some toast, with some apricot jam, cappuccino, that sounds pretty good. There's also pancakes with bacon and sliced banana on the side, with maple syrup."
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He gives virtual high fives!
"Sure man. V-five! Virtual five!"
Point Break 2 is (sort of) happening — but he isn't going to be in it.
"I believe that there's a group of people that do Point Break Live in LA, and a couple other cities. I think they will do a new Point Break, but I am not a part of it. There are plans to do another one. And Point Break Live you get to play Johnny Utah in a stage version of it, and it sounds like a lot of fun."
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure 3 is in the works, but it is taking time.
"We are working on trying to get Bill & Ted 3. There's a script and we are trying to put it together."
He could have been a pro-hockey player for Canada, if the acting bug hadn't bitten.
"Yes, I played a lot of hockey in Toronto Canada. I always thought it would be cool to play for the Canadian Olympic team. When I was 15, I decided to become an actor. And so I started taking acting classes and doing community theater, and then I played John Proctor in a high school play called The Crucible, and from that moment I decided — they always ask you when you're coming out of school or university what you want to be, and I knew then that I wanted to become an actor."
There are still so many places in the world that he wants to visit.
"I've had the opportunity to travel to a few places. I've never been to Africa, or the Middle East, and I haven't been to Brazil, I haven't really been to South America, I haven't been to any of the ice caps, I think it would be great to go to the North and South Pole. And cross the Sahara. That sounds GOOD!"
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