Whereas many nonetheless know Keanu Reeves finest for enjoying Neo in The Matrix trilogy or Ted Logan within the Invoice & Ted films, the actor has added one other character to his resume who has proved himself to be hottest: John Wick. Each films centered on the eponymous murderer have been critically and commercially profitable, and a 3rd journey was formally greenlit final summer time. Now following rumors that he would return, it has been confirmed that director Chad Stahelski will certainly reprise his helming duties for John Wick 3.
Chad Stahelski has been within the director’s chair on the John Wick collection, though he co-helmed the primary film with producer David Leitch (although Leitch went uncredited for his directorial work). Now it is official that Stahelski, beforehand a Hollywood stuntman, will oversee John Wick three. It is not all the time potential for a similar director to remain on board for each entry for a movie collection, however when it does, usually instances that is most welcome, because it means the identical sort of artistic imaginative and prescient stays intact. Stahelski may even direct the pilot of the upcoming Starz collection The Continental, which is able to revolve across the “inside works” of the unique Continental Lodge that serves as a protected have for this world’s assassins (properly, more often than not…).
John Wick three continues to be over a 12 months away from launch, so except for Chad Stahelski directing once more and Derek Solstad, the author of the earlier two John Wick films, returning to pen the screenplay, no vital official particulars in regards to the threequel have come out. However earlier this week, it was reported that together with Laurence Fishburne and Ruby Rose reprising The Bower King and Ares, respectively, John Wick three had tapped The Wolverine star Hiroyuki Sanada to play the principle antagonist, the pinnacle of a Japanese crime syndicate. Nonetheless, together with confirming Stahelski’s involvement in John Wick three, EW reviews that whereas Sanada has certainly been approached for the position, a proper supply hasn’t been made but, because the actor needs to learn the script first. Keanu Reeves has additionally expressed curiosity in bringing Tilda Swinton onto the film.
On the finish of John Wick: Chapter 2, John was declared “excommunicado” from the murderer neighborhood after he killed Santino D’Antonio on Continental grounds, which is a giant no-no. Now stripped of all his resources and privileges, John Wick three will doubtless see the protagonist nonetheless on the run and killing anybody who tries to gather the worldwide bounty on his head. Chad Stahelski has additionally stated that the third film will present extra of the “intricacies” of this colourful underworld.