Yeah… we’re considering he’s again. Even when he hasn’t actually left.
You guessed it: Lionsgate and Summit Leisure have formally issued the inexperienced gentle on John Wick: Chapter four. Its ETA? Could 21st, 2021, although no additional particulars have been launched on the time of going to press.
What we do know, nevertheless, is that director and collection veteran Chad Stahelski is eager to proceed working in Lionsgate’s seedy underworld of high-stakes motion and educated killers for so long as audiences will let him. Translation: as long as the John Wick films proceed to make a killing on the field workplace – pun very a lot meant – Lionsgate and Stahelski will fortunately churn out extra tales within the Wick saga.
“I get pleasure from making these films as a result of there’s no restrict,” mentioned the director. “We create our personal mythology, and we’ve got a studio that each stays out of our means and helps us on the wacky selections. If individuals go see the film, and it makes cash, and so they got here again to us, Keanu and I’ve concepts for days. I may reside right here for the remainder of my profession. If individuals prefer it and need to watch extra, I may consider means worse methods to spend your profession. However, you understand, we’re within the leisure enterprise. We’ll let the viewers determine that out.”
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Ditto for Keanu Reeves, who assured followers that he’ll be taking part in John Wick (actual identify: [SPOILERS]) for a lot of extra years to come back. It is a comparatively fast turn-around for Lionsgate, too; barely 24 months to engineer one other blistering installment within the cult franchise.
Then once more, ever since Reeves and Co. started speaking to press throughout the promotion of Parabellum, it quickly grew to become clear that everybody concerned had been quietly making ready for the inevitable announcement of John Wick: Chapter four. And right here we’re, with a primetime Could 2021 launch date on the playing cards and the promise of extra Wick-fuelled motion. Higher sharpen these pencils…