Keanu Reeves will return to the John Wick franchise for a fifth movie, Lionsgate confirmed on Thursday. Reeves is scheduled to shoot John Wick 4 and John Wick 5 again to again someday early subsequent yr, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer stated throughout an earnings name, as reported by Deadline.
Lionsgate initially introduced a fourth John Wick movie in May 2019, simply as John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum was bowing in film theaters. John Wick: Chapter 4 was initially scheduled to hit theaters on May 21, 2021, however the movie was delayed earlier this yr to May 27, 2022, one among many theatrical releases pushed again because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A launch date for John Wick 5 was not introduced.
John Wick: Chapter 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 in opposition to The High Table, the mysterious group that oversees assassins in his assassin-dominated world.
Lionsgate has at the least two John Wick spinoffs within the works with the Starz tv sequence The Continental and one other film known as Ballerina, a deliberate enlargement of the franchise a couple of youthful murderer. That movie is being helmed by Underworld director Len Wiseman.