Keanu Reeves has revealed he has no interest in starring in a planned remake of the 1991 cult movie Point Break.

The 49-year-old Canadian actor starred in the original film, alongside the late Patrick Swayze, which is about a gang of surfers who rob banks. 

Swayze was slated to reprise his role as the group leader, Bodhi, but the project came to a halt when the star lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in 2009.

Alcon Entertainment began work on the film again in 2011 and announced that it wanted to do a remake rather than a sequel.

However, when asked recently by BBC 5 Live radio if he would like to have a part in the new Point Break, Reeves said: "Absolutely not. It's not my place."

Reeves added that he has concerns about remaking the famous film: "If they can find a way to do it that works out good (sic), then God bless them."

Salt screenwriter Kurt Wimmer has been hired to pen the script, while Ericson Core, who has worked as a cinematographer on the Fast and Furious film franchise, will direct.

Casting details have yet to be revealed.