People, Feb. 6, 1995

To Speed or Not to Speed

Hollywood actors in need of a credibility infusion often turn to the instant image boost offered by performing in anything scripted by William Shakespeare. After starring in a number of films like Bird on a Wire, Mel Gibson, for example, used a turn as Hamlet to achieve some gravitas. The latest bardolatrous movie hunk is KEANU REEVES, who, passing up a $6 million offer to star in Without Remorse, traveled to a stage in Winnipeg, Canada, to transform himself from surfer dude to the glum, quibbling Prince of Denmark. And how has he done? A...

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