Keanu Reeves is in talks to replace Daniel Craig in upcoming courtroom drama The Whole Truth.

The Skyfall star was slated to play a defence attorney in the film, but pulled out for unknown reasons in April (14), and now Reeves is reportedly in final negotiations to take his place, according to

Production, which was scheduled to begin in Boston, Massachusetts, was stalled after Craig's departure, but producers are hoping to resume the project in New Orleans, Louisiana next month (Jul14), with Reeves on board.

If he signs up, as expected, he'll join a cast that includes Renee Zellweger, Belle's Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Super 8 star Gabriel Basso.