According to TheHollywoodReporter, Rob Cohen is
in negotiations with Columbia pictures to direct a Sinbad picture titled
The 8th Voyage of Sinbad. While this is some big news, the bigger
news is the front-runner to play the role of Sinbad. Can you guess who it
Keanu Reeves on Sinbad
While it has not been confirmed that Keanu Reeves will take the role of
Sinbad, he is currently at the top of the list for the part. The character
Sinbad was created in the tales of The Arabian Nights, where he
and his crew go on various adventures to hunt prizes, challenge the oppressive,
and battle mythical creatures.
The 8th Voyage of Sinbad takes place in the 8th century off the
coast of China. Sinbad and his crew seek the Lamp of Aladdin, but must battle
mythical creatures and a rebellious Chinese general.