Fans of John wick will have to wait a little longer to see the next installment, where the hitman of Keanu reeves continues his tireless quest for revenge.
Lionsgate -according to Variety– announced that the action movie it would be delayed almost a year from its release date scheduled for May 27, 2022. John Wick: Chapter 4 now the March 24, 2023, according to a new teaser video.
Directed by Chad stahelski, the fourth chapter in the saga of John wick stars Reeves, Donnie Yen, Laurence fishburne (Morpheus in the first three of the Matrix), Lance Reddick, Bill Skarsgård, Rina Sawayama, Shamier Anderson, and Ian McShane.
Keanu Reeves, in his character John Wick. Photo Clarín Archive
The franchise John wick has already raised more than $ 584.9 million worldwide with John Wick 3: Parabellum earning US $ 327 million worldwide, by now the most successful of the franchise. With this moved to March 2023, the competition that weekend would be with the biopic of George foreman, still untitled, from Sony.
What a moment
The news of the delay of John wick comes when Reeves celebrates the launch of the fourth chapter of another saga, that of Matrix. Matrix Resurrections it was released in theaters this week. According to the same source, at one point Matrix Resurrections Y John wick 4 were scheduled to hit theaters on the same day, the May 21, 2021, before Matrix postponed to December after the pandemic affected filming.
Filming of John wick 4 started in June 2021, after Reeves wrapped up his comeback as Neo in the aftermath of Matrix from Lana Wachowski. Days ago, the American actor gave each of the members of the film’s stunt team as a gift John wick 4 a $ 10,000 Rolex to celebrate the completion of filming, according to the magazine People.
Keanu presented the four “John Wick 4” action specialists with Rolex Submariner watches at a dinner in Paris. Photo Clarín Archive
The star presented the watches to the four action specialists (Bruce Lee Concepcion, Jeremy Marinas, Dave Camarillo and Li Qiang) during a luxurious dinner at the restaurant. Le Bistro Paul Bert, in Paris.
The clocks are Rolex Submariner personalized with a dedicated inscription for each one of them. Each Rolex features the phrase “The 5 John Wick” (4 specialists + Keanu), the name of the specialist and a warm thank you from Keanu.
The back. From one of the clocks, with the inscription of thanks. Photo Capture Instagram
Keanu is apparently known for his cordial attitudes towards his fellow filmmakers, fans, and even strangers. Thus, he was recently seen helping load film equipment from John wick 4 at the end of a working day.
John wick, originally, it was an action film dating from 2014, directed by Chad stahelski, produced by David Leitch, written by Derek Kolstad and starring Keanu Reeves. It was released on October 24, 2014. It centers on a former killer who returns to the criminal underworld when the son of a Russian gangster steals his car and kills his dog.
Overall, the performance received positive reviews, with critics calling it “one of Reeves’ best performances“and one of the best action movies of that year.
Reference from clarin