Coogan names his ‘gay rent boy’ character Keanu Reeves

August 28th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 28 (IANS) British comic actor Steve Coogan has named his new character after “Matrix” star Keanu reports that Coogan will introduce the character on his forthcoming British stand-up tour - his first in more than a decade.

He said: “I play a gay rent boy. He changed his name by deed poll to Keanu Reeves because that’s one of the people he likes. He has very, very modern hair, wears low-cut jeans and scarves and he stares and tries to look pale and interesting. He’s normally on something and is a compulsive liar.”

The show will start Oct 1 and end Dec 14.

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