John Wick fans, get excited! Before they even start filming John Wick 4, Lionsgate confirmed this week that a 5th John Wick film is officially in the works. The news came from CEO John Feltheimer, who revealed that the plan is to shoot both John Wick: Chapter 4 & John Wick 5 back-to-back, once Keanu Reeves is available.
John Wick 4 is currenty scheduled to be released on May 27th 2022. This was delayed from the original release date of May 21st 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic pushing most major hollywood blockbusters back.
“We’re also busy preparing scripts for the next two installments of our John Wick action franchise, with John Wick 4 slated to hit theatres Memorial Day weekend 2022,” Feltheimer revealed. “We hope to shoot both John Wick 4 & 5 back to back when Keanu becomes available early next year.”
Keanu Reeves is currently filming the highly anticipted Matrix 4 and wont be available until next year to film John Wick 4. While the plot details for John Wick 4 remain a mystery, it’s sure to be an action packed adventure for Keanu now iconic assassin character.
The John Wick franchise has grossed over $500 million at the global box office. The series is also set to get a TV spinoff on the Starz network in the US called The Continental. “The angle they’re working on The Continental TV show right now is a different perspective on the whole world, it’s coming at it from different characters’ points of view and what the breadth of the world is,” franchise director Chad Stahelski
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