"He did a film with my husband [1997's "The Devil's Advocate"] and he is just the most adorable, lovely person".
Though decades apart in age, she and L.A. artist Alexandra Grant could nearly be sisters - with the same silver hair, almond eyes and calm smiles - which was enough to trick some folks who glanced at buzzed-about red carpet photos of Reeves and his lady friend at a weekend event.
The mix-up sparked conversation about how - if Reeves and Grant, who have been friends for a decade, are indeed a couple - it would be a refreshing case of a male celeb dating a woman closer to his own age, as Reeves is 55.
Oh, and Helen's married to Taylor Hackford, and has been since 1997 - aka not dating Keanu or anyone else.
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"Y'all I'm not gonna lie, I didn't have my glasses on the first time I noticed it today and I thought Keanu Reeves was courting Helen Mirren", a person person tweeted. "Which I also would have supported".
The pictures of the duo are doing rounds on the internet, however, few netizens are comparing her with Helen Mirren.
Within the meantime, "The Very good Liar" marks the preliminary time Mirren has labored with Ian McKellen for a film, which is directed by Oscar-winner Month-to-month invoice Condon.
"So she's a lucky girl and I'm sure that he's a lucky boy, " the English actress was quoted by ET as saying. Each and each build on their hair in a natural silver coloration, contain high cheekbones and very the same facial structures, despite the indisputable truth that Alexandra at age 46 is kind of 30 years Helen's junior. The pair has recognized one another for years, as she illustrated Keanu's 2011 grownup's image ebook, Ode to Happiness to which he supplied the textual content.
Some fans mistook Alexandra Grant for actress Helen Mirren, not that anyone was complaining. They've attended a friendly preference of artwork events together over time as business mates and in 2017 as they started a publishing company together.