Keanu Reeves didn't let the rain prevent him from spending half an hour
chatting to fans at the London premiere of The Matrix Reloaded last night
Fans queued for hours just to get a glimpse of their screen idol, and the
hunky actor didn't disappoint them. Wearing a black suit and white shirt he
withstood the pouring rain, fleeting from fan to fan to sign autographs and
The star, who ploughed a lot of his own money into the film - which has
grossed $150 million (GBP100 million) in its first week - spent 30 minutes
rewarding those who had waited so long.
He said, "I wish I could have stayed out longer. It's absolutely
fantastic. It's extraordinary.
"Some people have been really anxious for this film to come out and I just
hope it lives up to their expectations."
But co-star Laurence Fishburne was less appreciative of the premiere and
rating it from one and five, he could only give it a two.