John Wick 4 delayed to 2022, clearing manner for Keanu Reeves’ Matrix 4

John Wick 4 delayed to 2022, clearing way for Keanu Reeves’ Matrix 4

Lionsgate has pushed again the following John Wick movie a full 12 months, in response to The Hollywood Reporter. Originally slated for a May 21, 2021, launch, John Wick: Chapter 4 is now scheduled to hit theaters on May 27, 2022.

That strikes the movie out of the way in which of one other Keanu Reeves motion film that was set to drop the identical day: Warner Bros. nonetheless has The Matrix 4 on its schedule for May 21, 2021.

Lionsgate can also be delaying extra of its film slate, together with the Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson Saw collection reboot, Spiral. The horror movie was speculated to hit theaters May 15, however has been delayed to May 2021, taking on John Wick 4’s unique date. The delays are a results of movie-theater closures and manufacturing points associated to the continued coronavirus pandemic, they usually come after dozens of different movies from main studios have been pushed again months or a full 12 months.

John Wick 4 was introduced the weekend John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum hit film theaters and set a brand new box-office document for the franchise. John Wick 3 ended on one thing of a cliffhanger, with a gravely injured Wick recovering within the care of the Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne) after being gunned down by Winston (Ian McShane) on the roof of the Continental. The third chapter’s ultimate moments units up Wick’s revenge towards The High Table, the mysterious group that oversees assassins in his assassin-dominated world.

Lionsgate additionally has a John Wick spinoff within the works with Ballerina, a deliberate growth of the franchise a few youthful murderer. That movie is being helmed by Underworld director Len Wiseman. A launch date has not but been set.

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